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The Spirit and the Vision

The Influence of Christian Romanticism on the Development of 19th-Century American Art

The Spirit and the Vision( )
Author: Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane
Series title:AAR Academy Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 1995
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Christian Romanticism was a response to social changes within nineteenth-century American culture, including women's literacy, spiritual domesticity, and the idealization of childhood. This book examines the work of three artists of the first American landscape tradition âe" Washington Alston, Thomas Cole, and Frederic Edwin Church âe" and two clergymen âe" Horace Bushnell and Henry Ward Beecher. It assesses their understanding of the artist as a social and moralteacher, the didactic...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / Subjects & Themes / Religious
Art / History / Romanticism
Art / American / General
Art / History / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.814 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds

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