Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School by Lee A. VedderJervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School by Lee A. Vedder

Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School

byLee A. Vedder, David P. Schuyler, Kerry Dean Carso

Paperback | September 12, 2015

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Jervis McEntee presents new scholarship and color reproductions that redefine McEntee's place in the history of nineteenth-century American landscape painting. The lead essay by exhibition curator Lee A. Vedder makes the case that McEntee was far more than a painter of somber late fall landscapes. He set his own course, absorbing influences of his fellow Hudson River school painters including Frederic Church, Sanford Gifford, and Asher B. Durand, while also responding to the atmospheric painting of J. M. W. Turner, the trauma of the Civil War, and the shifts in American tastes to French Barbizon painting and Impressionism. Additional essays expand the scope of McEntee scholarship. Kerry Dean Carso presents the influence of the landscape and industrial development of Rondout (later Kingston), New York, McEntee's native city. David Schuyler reappraises the art and career of this fascinating artist, who played such a pivotal role in the art and culture of his day. The catalogue also includes reprints of key texts from the rare memorial publication Jervis McEntee: American Landscape Painter (1892).
Lee A. Vedder is an independent curator, art historian, and museum consultant.David Schuyler is Arthur and Katherine Shadek Professor of the Humanities and American Studies at Franklin & Marshall College.Kerry Dean Carso is Associate Professor of Art History at the State University of New York at New Paltz.Sara J. Pasti is the Neil C. ...
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Title:Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River SchoolFormat:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 10 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 12, 2015Publisher:Samuel Dorsky Museum of ArtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0692269274

ISBN - 13:9780692269275

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Sara J. Pasti

Exhibition Leaders

Jervis McEntee to George William Sheldon, 1879

Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School
Lee A. Vedder

Between Nature and Industry: Jervis McEntee and Rondout
Kerry Dean Carso

McEntee’s Significance as a Hudson River School Painter
David Schuyler

Plates

Excerpts from Jervis McEntee: American Landscape Painter, 1892
Memorial Address: John F. Weir
Letters: David Huntington, Frederic E. Church, Edwin Booth
Poems: Jervis McEntee

Exhibition Checklist

Selected Bibliography

Acknowledgments