American impressionism: treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
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.
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