Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Happiness: American Art From The Yale University Art Gallery
Distinguished scholars shed new light on American history by examining some of the most familiar and revered objects in American art - paintings by John Trumbull, Charles Willson Peale, John Singleton Copley, Thomas Eakins, Frederic Edwin Church, Albert Bierstadt, and Winslow Homer; silver by Paul Revere and Tiffany & Co.; furniture by Alexander Roux and Henry Connelly; and photographs by William Henry Jackson and Eadweard Muybridge, among others. The authors discuss how issues of cultural heritage, patriotism, politics, moral outrage, material aspirations, and exploration shaped America's art as well as its ideas, attitudes, and traditions.
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- Format: Hardcover
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- Language: English
- Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
- ISBN-13: 9780300122893
- ISBN: 0300122896
- Publication Year: 2008
- Edition: 1