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

By Evan Bates

This good-looking retrospective deals a cheap treasury of approximately a hundred works by means of the nation's most sensible and most well liked artists. starting from the colonial period to the early 20th century, it beneficial properties drawings via nameless folks 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 commence the gathering, in a series of pictures that trap the energy of city lifestyles, 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 provide wooden, Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, and different famous Regionalists. a chain of photographs encompasses a chalk drawing through John Singleton Copley of a nobleman in addition to a learn through Thomas Eakins for his masterpiece, The Gross Clinic. The anthology concludes with an beautiful number of folks and myth artwork, encouraged through scenes from mythology, Shakespeare, and the Bible.

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