Hudson River School by Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser
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Hudson River School
By Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser

Hudson River School

Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

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Hudson River School by Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser

Book Description

Amply illustrated, the book includes paintings by all the major figures of the Hudson River School. Each work is beautifully reproduced in full colour and is accompanied by a concise description of its significance and historical background. The book also includes artists' biographies and a brief introduction to American 19th-century landscape painting and the Wadsworth Atheneum's unique role in collecting Hudson River pictures.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300101164
ISBN-10: 0300101163
Format: Hardback
(305mm x 241mm x 19mm)
Pages: 180
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser

Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser is deputy director, chief curator, and Krieble Curator of American Painting and Sculpture; Amy Ellis is assistant curator of American painting and sculpture; and Maureen Miesmer is curatorial assistant of American painting and sculpture, all at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.

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