By Robert Judson;Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) Clark

at the side of its centennial exhibitions "Nineteenth-Century the US" and "The upward thrust of an American Architecture," the Metropolitan Museum in may well 1970 hosted a four-day amassing of students, historians, critics, and creditors. This used to be the 1st formal trade of principles approximately nineteenth-century American paintings through this sort of crew. retro American work for years remained within the storerooms and basements of museums; many structures and interiors of the 19th century have been condemned to demolition or consigned to the garbage heap.

The 11 papers during this symposium quantity, the middle of the symposium and all offered by means of major students within the box of yankee artwork, throw new mild on our artwork and structure. for instance, the interplay among American and ecu paintings and structure throughout the 19th century used to be reviewed and proved to be even more advanced than was once inspiration ahead of; and a few new rules for paintings background, during which sort was once regarding political, social, and philosphical activities, awarded us with a very tough challenge. [This publication used to be initially released in 1972 and has long gone out of print. This version is a print-on-demand model of the unique book.]

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