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AMST0245A-F14

American Landscape: 1825-1865

American Landscape: 1825-1865
This course will explore American landscape painting through an interdisciplinary approach, employing art, literature, religion, and history. In studying the landscape paintings of Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, and Frederic Church, we will also consider the commercial growth of New York City; the myths and legends of the Catskill Mountains; the writings of James Fenimore Cooper, Washington Irving, and Henry David Thoreau; the opening of the Erie Canal; and the design and construction of Central Park. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
92186

Course

AMST0245

All Sections in Fall 2014

Fall 2014

AMST0245A-F14 Lecture (Wilson)