Knights of the Brush

Knights of the Brush

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Author: James F. Cooper

This remarkable work of cultural criticism analyses masterpieces of the Hudson River School, America's golden age of landscape painting. Iconic works by Church, Cole, Cropsey, Durand, and others are examined in relation to the religious, moral, and aesthetic sensibility that underlies them.

Knights of the Brush analyzes the masterpieces of the Hudson River School, viewing landscapes by artists such as Bierstadt, Cole and Gifford in relation to a series of religious, moral and aesthetic themes, which are then contrasted with developments in postmodern time

Hardcover, 109 pages

Publisher: Hudson Hills Press, New York

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