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A century and a half of American art

National Academy of Design (U.S.)

A century and a half of American art

[exhibition] commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of the National Academy of Design, October 10th through November 16th, 1975

by National Academy of Design (U.S.)

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Published by The Academy in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, American -- 19th century -- Exhibitions,
  • Art, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNational Academy of Design.
    GenreExhibitions.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6510 .N49 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 p. :
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5204378M
    LC Control Number75029546

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Get this from a library. A century and a half of American art: [exhibition] commemorating the th anniversary of the founding of the National Academy of Design, October 10th through November 16th, [National Academy of Design (U.S.) ()]. OCLC Number: Notes: "Half a century of American exhibitions", by Daniel Catton Rich: p.

x-xvii. Description: 1 preliminary leaf, v-xvii, 61 pages LXXVIII plates on 39 leaves 26 x 19 cm. 19th-Century America in Art & Literature In the United States, the nineteenth century was a time of tremendous growth and change.

The new nation experienced a shift from a farming economy to an industrial one, major westward expansion, displacement of native peoples, rapid advances in technology and transportation, and a civil war.

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but honestly other then that a great book!3/5(1). Artists responded to these opportunities by producing ever greater numbers of works, making the 19th century one of the most vital periods in the history of American art.

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