Montreal: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts/Somogy Art Publishers, 2009. Hardcover. Color-illustrated boards with black lettering. 320 pp. with color and duotone plates throughout. VG. Item #141688
Exhibition catalogue. "Enhances our understanding of an essential period in both American and Canadian history that encompassed each country's westward expansion and affirmation of nationhood. This exhibition, and ambitious examination of historical American and Canadian art, identifies developments in the conceptualization and depiction of landscapes and places, the two traditions side by side, in and enlarged, international context." Sections include Nature Transcendent, The Stage of History and the Theatre of Myth, Man Versus Nature, Nature Domesticated, The Urban Landscape and The Return to Nature. With a special section on Sargent's summer in the Canadian Rockies and an essay on Landscape, Photography and the Transcendence of Time and Space. Includes a chronology, biograhical notes, list of works and list of figures. With supporting photos or illustrations for many works. A fascinating, informative catalogue.
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