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Author:
Howat, John K  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin 1826-1900  Search this
Subject:
Church, Frederic Edwin 1826-1900  Search this
Physical description:
x, 213 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 x 30 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2005
C2005
19th century
Contents:
Preface -- Boyhood in Hartford -- Study with Thomas Cole -- Beginning a career in New York City -- Youthful success -- Humboldt's gift and a trip to South America -- Fame and new directions -- Niagara -- A second trip to South America -- The heart of the Andes -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Engagement to marry and a return to New England -- Marriage, the icebergs, and the Civil War -- Cotapaxi and starting a family -- Chimborazo, the farm, life in New York City, and aurora borealis -- Family tragedy and recovery in Jamaica -- Rebuilding a family and pilgrimage to the Near East -- Lebanon and Syria -- A European sojourn -- Present at the creation: Olana and the Metropolitan Museum of Art -- Late works and other interests -- Discovery of Mexico, old age -- Final years and decline and revival of reputation -- Chronology -- Notes -- References -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Topic:
Landscape painters  Search this
Landscape painting, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_770749