American Drawings and Prints: From Benjamin West to Edward by Evan Bates

By Evan Bates

This good-looking retrospective deals an inexpensive treasury of approximately a hundred works by way of the nation's top and hottest artists. starting from the colonial period to the early 20th century, it beneficial properties drawings by means of nameless people artists in addition to such well-known figures as James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Winslow Homer, Mary Cassatt, Stuart Davis, Rockwell Kent, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi.
Skyscrapers, smokestacks, site visitors, and different urban scenes start the gathering, in a chain of pictures that catch the energy of city existence, together with John Marin's Woolworth Building and Brooklyn Bridge, Joseph Stella's Pittsburgh Winter, and Adolf Dehn's Art Lovers and Artistes’ Café. Lithographs of landscapes and nation vignettes function the works of furnish wooden, Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, and different famous Regionalists. a sequence of photos contains a chalk drawing by way of John Singleton Copley of a nobleman in addition to a research by means of Thomas Eakins for his masterpiece, The Gross Clinic. The anthology concludes with an beautiful number of folks and delusion artwork, encouraged by means of scenes from mythology, Shakespeare, and the Bible.

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