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Natural Icons and National Identity: Frederic Church’s Landscapes
Ilsley Public Library
Frederic Church painted landscapes of distinctive American features, including Natural Bridge in Virginia and Niagara Falls in New York. Eleanor Jones Harvey, senior curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, explores how and why we used these American landscapes to distinguish the scale and scope of our cultural ambitions.
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For more information
- Frederic Church page at Olana.org
“The Civil War and American Art” with Eleanor Jones Harvey (4:12):