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001    ocn906878173 
003    OCoLC 
005    20160330030957.0 
008    150408s2015    ctua     b    001 0 eng d 
020    0300208375 
020    9780300208375 
035    (OCoLC)906878173 
049    CKEA 
050  4 ND237.C52|bR22 2015 
082 04 759.13|223 
100 1  Raab, Jennifer,|eauthor. 
245 10 Frederic Church :|bthe art and science of detail /
       |cJennifer Raab. 
264  1 New Haven ;|aLondon :|bYale University Press,|c[2015] 
300    xi, 236 pages :|billustrations (chiefly color) ;|c28 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
336    still image|bsti|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-228) and 
505 0  Introduction : seeing in detail -- The monumental image --
       Science and the celestial -- Narrative luxury -- Uncertain
       passages -- Details of absence -- Vertical light -- 
       Horizon lines -- The insignificant detail. 
520    A reconsideration of Church's works offering a sustained 
       examination of the aesthetics of detail that fundamentally
       shaped 19th-century American landscape painting. 
520    "Frederic Church (1826-1900), the most celebrated painter 
       in the United States during the mid-19th century, created 
       monumental landscapes of North and South America, the 
       Arctic, and the Middle East. These paintings were 
       unsurpassed in their attention to detail, yet the 
       significance of this pictorial approach has remained 
       largely unexplored. In this important reconsideration of 
       Church's works, Jennifer Raab offers the first sustained 
       examination of the aesthetics of detail that fundamentally
       shaped 19th-century American landscape painting. Moving 
       between historical context and close readings of famous 
       canvases--including Niagara, The Heart of the Andes, and 
       The Icebergs--Raab argues that Church's art challenged an 
       earlier model of painting based on symbolic unity, 
       revealing a representation of nature with surprising 
       connections to scientific discourses of the time. The book
       traces Church's movement away from working in oil on 
       canvas to shaping the physical landscape of Olana, his 
       self-designed estate on the Hudson River, a move that 
       allowed the artist to rethink scale and process while also
       engaging with pressing ecological questions. Beautifully 
       illustrated with dramatic spreads and striking details of 
       Church's works, Frederic Church: The Art and Science of 
       Detail offers a profoundly new understanding of this 
       canonical artist."--|cPublisher's website. 
600 10 Church, Frederic Edwin,|d1826-1900|xCriticism and 
600 10 Church, Frederic Edwin,|d1826-1900. 
600 17 Church, Frederic Edwin,|d1826-1900.|2fast
648  7 1800 - 1899|2fast 
648  7 1800-talet|2sao 
650  0 Landscape painting, American|y19th century. 
650  7 Landscape painting, American.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00991960 
650  7 Amerikanskt landskapsmåleri|xhistoria.|2sao 
655  7 Criticism, interpretation, etc.|2fast 
856 41 |3Table of contents|u
994    92|bCKE 
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