Frederic Edwin Church, Winslow Homer, and Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape


Subject:
Painting & Painters , Painting & Painters

Description:
Companion to a 2006 exhibit that "explores the promotion of scenic tourism in nineteenth-century America" through works by Frederic Church, Winslow Homer, and Thomas Moran. Click on the map of the U.S. to see images and associated text about how "these painters recorded, romanticized, and sometimes embellished views of Niagara, Maine, the Catskills, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and other scenic locations, stimulating a burgeoning America to become a nation of tourists." From the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

Publisher:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.cooperhewitt.org/exhibitions/tourism_in_america/index.asp


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