American impressionism: treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Front Cover
Watson-Guptill, 2000 - Art - 109 pages
1 Review
An exploration of the work of American artists influenced by the light andolour of European Impressionism. As a generation of painters studied abroadnd absorbed new approaches to light, palette and composition, theirandscapes, cityscapes, figural paintings and still lifes began to exudeheir own distinct departures from academic styles. It presents works byames McNeill Whistler, Childe Hassam, John Twachtman, Maria Oakey Dewing,illiam Merritt Chase, Edmund Tarbell, Frank Bensen, Maurice Prendergast andthers.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum

User Review  - carl theaker - Goodreads

Viewed this show when it visited San Antonio. This book contains a brief overview and reprints of each of the paintings on display. Great exposure for the lesser known American Impressionists. Read full review


Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

2 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases