American Impressionism & Realism: A Landmark Exhibition from the MET, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009 - Art, American - 339 pages
American Impressionism and Realism: A Landmark Exhibition from the Met explores more than 70 Impressionist and Realist paintings from collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. This richly illustrated volume presents works by some of America's foremost artists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including James McNeill Whistler, John Singer Sargent, Winslow Homer, Childe Hassam, William Merritt Chase, Maurice Prendergast and Mary Cassatt. H Barbara Weinberg, the Metropolitan's Alice Pratt Brown Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture investigates light-filled landscapes and seascapes, magnificent portraits, and other images reflecting aspects of modern life at the turn of the twentieth century -- cities, leisure, and the tasks and pleasures of women and children.
 

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Weinberg is the Alice Pratt Brown Curator, department of American paintings and sculpture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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