By John K. Howat
The wonderful catalog of the exhibition geared up via the Metropolitan Museum. The well-written essays, through Met curators, chart the 19th-century upward thrust and fall of the 1st local tuition of panorama portray. The catalog comprises lots of the recognized and lots of lesser-known Hudson River photos, mentioned intensive for either experts and generalists. The ebook is well-organized and well-indexed, and, whereas no longer breaking nice new flooring, is very instructed. The plates are regularly sturdy.
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American Paradise : The World of the Hudson River School by John K. Howat