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Essay: The Bronco Buster by Frederic Remington
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This essay focuses on the sculpture The Bronco Buster in which Remington achieves a composition of exhuberant energy, representing the cowboy in a precarious state of balance atop the horse...
Essay: <em>The Bronco Buster</em> by Frederic Remington
Essay: Magnolias on Light Blue Velvet Cloth by martin Johnson Heade
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A brief essay focusing on Martin Johnson Heade's Magnolias on Light Blue Velvet Cloth which celebrates the sensory appeal of flowers and fabric while also presenting a particular species of...
Essay: <em>Magnolias on Light Blue Velvet Cloth</em> by martin Johnson Heade
Essay: View of Cotopaxi by Frederic Edwin Church
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This essay examines the painting View of Cotopaxi in which Frederic Edwin Church depicted the lush vegetation, waterfall, and hills leading up to the distant peak. He combines the precise...
Essay: <em>View of Cotopaxi</em> by Frederic Edwin Church
Essay: Distant View of Niagara Falls by Thomas Cole
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A brief essay about Distant View of Niagara Falls by Thomas Cole. This landscape painting portrays a uniquely American scene: sugar maples with their red autumn leaves; two Native Americans...
Essay: <em>Distant View of Niagara Falls</em> by Thomas Cole
Essay: Machinist and Machinist's Apprentice by Emma Stebbins
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This brief essay focuses on the contemporary subject matter of Machinist and Machinist's Apprentice which reflects the rise of American industry in the North. Viewed together, these...
Essay: <em>Machinist</em> and <em>Machinist's Apprentice</em> by Emma Stebbins
Essay: Cabinet by Herter Brothers
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A brief essay focusing on a cabinet created by Herter Brothers of New York. This cabinet represents art furniture produced in the late 19th century as an alternative to the machine-made furniture...
Essay: <em>Cabinet</em> by Herter Brothers
Essay: Nocturne: Blue and Gold—Southhampton Water by James McNeill Whistler
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This essay discusses James McNeill Whistler's luminous nocturnal visions which were forerunners of the experiments in abstraction that would follow in the 20th century. In works such as Nocturne...
Essay: <em>Nocturne: Blue and Gold—Southhampton Water</em> by James McNeill Whistler
Essay: The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy by John Singer Sargent
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This essay focuses on John Singer Sargent's painting The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy which is filled with light and displays his characteristic dazzling brushwork. The figures...
Essay: <em>The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy</em> by John Singer Sargent
Essay: Sideboard by Daniel Pabst
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This essay focuses on the Art Institute's Sideboard which was created around 1880. It is in the "modern Gothic" style, so named because of the resemblance of certain motifs to Gothic...
Essay: <em>Sideboard</em> by Daniel Pabst
Essay: Bureau Table attributed to John Townsend
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Among a colonial family's most costly possessions were textiles, silver, and furniture, such as this Bureau Table, attributed to John Townsend. This brief essay discusses the simplicity of...
Essay: <em>Bureau Table</em> attributed to John Townsend
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