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.
- Fall 2014
- Mahaney Center for the Arts 125(MCA 125)
- 7:30pm-10:25pm on Wednesday (Sep 8, 2014 to Dec 5, 2014)
- Christopher Wilson
- American Studies
- Program in American Studies
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- ART HIS NOR
- View availability, prerequisites, and other requirements.
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