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Frederic Edwin Church and the national landscape

by Franklin Kelly

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900,
  • Landscape painting, American -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFranklin Kelly.
    SeriesNew directions in American art
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND237.C52 K45 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p. :
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2529208M
    ISBN 100874745926, 0874745632
    LC Control Number88004605

    Frederic Edwin Church, Aurora Borealis, , oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Eleanor Blodgett, George Washington: A Figure upon the Stage # in Landscape Painting # in History (Books) # in World History (Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?Format: Paperback.

    Frederic Edwin Church was an American artist and prominent member of the Hudson River School of landscape painting, alongside Asher Brown Durand and John Frederick Kensett. View Frederic Edwin Church’s artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available paintings, prints and Nationality: American. Frederic Church was an ambitious painter and enthusiastic amateur scientist. He had read Darwin's books and Alexander von Humboldt's descriptions of Cotopaxi,"the most dreadful volcano its explosions most frequent and disastrous."The fabled Ecuadorian mountain provided both a poetic symbol of God's creation and an exciting window into the planet's natural history.

    Frederic Edwin Church (painter) American, - El Rio de Luz (The River of Light) oil on canvas overall: x cm (54 3/8 x 84 1/8 in.) framed: x x cm (63 1/4 x 93 1/2 x 3 in.) Gift of the Avalon Foundation Frederic Edwin Church (May 4, – April 7, ) was an American landscape painter [1] born in Hartford, was a central figure in the Hudson River School of American landscape painters, perhaps best known for painting large panoramic landscapes, often depicting mountains, waterfalls, and sunsets, but also sometimes depicting dramatic natural phenomena .


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Frederic Edwin Church and the National Landscape Hardcover – January 1, by Franklin Kelly (Author)Author: Franklin Kelly. Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kelly, Franklin.

Frederic Edwin Church and the national landscape. Washington, D.C. This is the best book on Frederic Edwin Church and his works. My son took it when he went to college in so I had to call him for the exact name. I found it second hand, and was delighted with the quality and quick service l received.

This is the book Cited by: 1. Published to accompany a major exhibition of notable landscapes and seascapes by Frederic Edwin Church (), this catalogue offers a rich sampling of the artist's five decades of creative uced here in full color, the works constitute a veritable travelogue of the places Church visited over the course of his illustrious career, including much of New York State Cited by: 1.

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4 (): Frederic Edwin Church book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This stunning volume features forty-nine of Church's most significan /5(8). Beautiful reproductions of Church’s extraordinary home Olana, which one can visit today in eastern New York, are also featured.

For admirers of the Hudson River School, American landscape painting, and the history of nineteenth-century America, Frederic Church.

is an invaluable book to own/5(10). Frederic Edwin Church, (born May 4,Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.—died April 7,near New York, New York), American Romantic landscape painter who was one of the most prominent members of the Hudson River school.

Church studied with the painter Thomas Cole at his home in Catskill, New York, and they remained friends throughout their lives. Donated to the Scottish National Gallery in by an expatriate Scot, it is the only painting by Church in a UK public collection.

The exhibition was organised by the National Gallery, London, in partnership with and through major support from the Terra Foundation for American Art. Image: Frederic Edwin Church, Sunrise (detail), Biography. Frederic Edwin Church was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on May 4,the only son of a wealthy businessman.

Although his father hoped he would become a physician or enter the world of business, Church persisted in his early desire to be a painter.

In he studied in Hartford with Alexander H. Frederic Edwin Church (May 4, - April 7, ) was an American landscape painter born in Hartford, Connecticut. He was a central figure in the Hudson River School of American landscape painters. While committed to the natural sciences, he was "always concerned with including a spiritual dimension in his works".

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Saved in: Frederic Edwin Church and the national landscape / Bibliographic Details; Main Author: Kelly, Franklin. Format: Book: Language: English. Frederic Edwin Church was perhaps the best-known representative of the Hudson River School of landscape painting as well as one its most traveled.

Born in Hartford inhe was the privileged son of Joseph Church, a jeweler and banker of that city, who interceded with Connecticut scion. The life of landscape painter Frederic Edwin Church (– ) encompassed an expansive period in United States history, when the nation’s commercial, diplomatic, cultural, and scientific achievements blossomed.

This lavishly illustrated book—the only comprehensive study of the artist available—describes Church’s life and career and details the ways in which the artist. Niagara's tremendous success both in the United States and abroad secured Frederic Edwin Church's reputation as the most famous American painter of his time.

The acquisition of Niagara by the young Corcoran Gallery of Art in secured the institution's reputation and inspired other major artists to seek representation in the collection.

Frederic Edwin Church's landscape paintings offer us the pious and the exotic, the natural and the artificial, in equal measure. He was a vital figure in the movement in American painting known as the Hudson River School, and in the development of Western landscape painting more generally, and his work epitomizes all the contradictions of the Nationality: American.

Frederic Edwin Church () was an American landscape painter known as a significant part of the Hudson River School movement. He is best known for his large-scale paintings of natural scenes. Mountains, waterfalls, and the impact of sunlight all create drama when viewing works by Church.

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PDF/ePub Info Share, | 1 /. Home» Books» Frederic Edwin Church. Frederic Edwin Church. National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.) Creator: National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.) Published: Subject(s): Art and Design; Church.Frederic Edwin Church (May 4, – April 7, ) was an American landscape painter born in Hartford, Connecticut.

He was a central figure in the Hudson River School of American landscape painters, perhaps best known for painting large panoramic landscapes, often depicting mountains, waterfalls, and sunsets, but also sometimes depicting dramatic natural phenomena Birth place: Hartford, Connecticut, United States.“Painted after Frederic Edwin Church’s first trip to Ecuador [], The Andes of Ecuador combines the scientific and religious concerns of Church’s time in one grand panorama.

The infinite botanical detail, the terrifying depths of the abyss, and the overwhelming sense of unlimited space combine to communicate a powerful sense of the sublime.”.