The artist's garden : American impressionism and the garden movement

Inspired by European impressionist paintings of open countryside, private gardens, and urban parks, American artists working in the years between 1887 and 1920 turned their attentions to the new landscapes being created in the fast-changing cities and rapidly emerging suburbs of their own country. U...

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Corporate Author: Artist's Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887-1920 (Exhibition)
Contributors: Marley, Anna O., (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Philadelphia : Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.
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Table of Contents:
  • Producing pictures without brushes : American artists and their gardens / Anna O. Marley
  • "A desperately aesthetic business" : garden art in America, 1870-1920 / Virginia Grace Tuttle
  • Home of the hummingbird : Thaxter, Hassam, and the aesthetics of nature conservation / Alan C. Braddock
  • "A tendency to outstrip native blossoms in life's race" : nativism in Impressionist gardens / Erin Leary
  • The garden painted, planted, and printed : chromolithography and Impressionism in America / Katie A. Pfohl
  • American Impressionists and the problem of urban parks : conflicting temporalities / James Glisson
  • Designing paradise : women landscape architects and the American country house garden / Judith B. Tankard.