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Description - Paintings and Sculpture in the Collection of the National Academy of Design by David B. Dearinger

Founded in 1826, the National Academy of Design is one of the oldest art organizations in the U.S. This first installment of a fully illustrated and documented two-volume catalogue of the Academy's priceless collection of paintings and sculptures contains information on a total of 1,390 objects and biographies of 581 artists. The collection is especially rich in masterworks of the Hudson River School, with canvases by Frederic Edwin Church, Sanford Robinson Gifford, and John Frederick Kensett; portraits of artists, including Thomas Cole, Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, Cecilia Beaux, and Thomas Eakins; late nineteenth-century American sculpture, with bronzes by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Daniel Chester French, Anna Hyatt Huntington, Paul Manship; and paintings by the American Impressionists and Tonalists such as George Inness, Childe Hassam, William Merritt Chase, and Frederick Frieseke.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781555950293
ISBN-10: 1555950299
Format: Hardback
(317mm x 238mm x 48mm)
Pages: 672
Imprint: Hudson Hills Press Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Hudson Hills Press Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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