Golden Age of American Impressionism
Watson-Guptill Publications, October 2003. Hardcover. Used - Good / Good. Item #282698
Presents both the artists and the movement at their respective peaks. Among the aritsts represented are Mary Cassatt, William Merritt Chase, Frank Weston Benson, Frederick Frieseke, Childe Hassam, Ernest Lawson, Gari Melchers, Theodore Robinson, John Twachtman and Julian Alden Weir. The paintings are covered by in depth examinations of the artists. Also discussed are the various regional movements within American Impressionism - from the rustic towns of Old Lyme, New Hope and Cragsmore to artist colonies across the Atlantic in Giverny and Grez in France. Impressionism exhibition at the Hechscher Museum of American Art in Huntington, New York.
American originals such as Childe Hassam, Mary Cassatt, William Merritt Chase, Julian Alden Weir, John Twachtman, and many others are given a glorious showcase in this full-color collection of the masterworks of American impressionism. The Golden Age of American Impressionism presents both the artists and the movement at their respective peaks, and is released at an opportune time, as the art world's interest in this singular movement is experiencing a reawakening. These luminous paintings are accompanied by in-depth examinations of the artists themselves. The book also discusses the various regional movements within American impressionism--from the rustic towns of Old Lyme, New Hope, and Cos Cob to artist colonies across the Atlantic in Giverny and Grez in France. Written by the leading authority on the movement, this rich history of a gilded time in American art also serves as a catalog of an upcoming exhibit at the Hechscher Museum of American Art in Huntington, Long Island. Bumped corners.