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American icons

transatlantic perspectives on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American art

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Published by Getty Center for the History of Art and Humanities, Distributed by the University of Chicago Press] in Santa Monica, Calif, [Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Painting, American -- 18th century,
    • Painting, American -- 19th century,
    • Nationalism and art -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Thomas W. Gaehtgens and Heinz Ickstadt.
      SeriesIssues & debates
      ContributionsGaehtgens, Thomas W., 1940-, Ickstadt, Heinz., J. Paul Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND207 .A678 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination360 p. :
      Number of Pages360
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1719418M
      ISBN 100892362464, 0892362472
      LC Control Number92022423

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