Between 1825 and 1875, American artists created a style whose central theme was the exploration of the new land. These artists frequented the Catskill Mountains of New York; several built houses along the Hudson River. Their legacy embodies the reverence for nature and the national idealism that prevailed in their time. In lush, richly colored depictions of quiet river valleys, dramatic coastal vistas, and vast reaches of mountain and forest, they captured the wonder of an America still untouched by the plow. This book of postcards presents 30 magnificent Hudson River school paintings. Mail the postcards, or keep the book for your own collection. Decorate your office or dorm room with a wall of images. Contains informative introductory text. Backs of postcards offer enough room for short messages. Postcards come perforated for easy removal. These oversized postcards may require additional postage. Pomegranate’s books of postcards feature exclusive selections of art from museums and artists around the world. Published with the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Book measures 6.875 x 4.75 x .375 in. Postcard measures 6.5 x 4.75 in.
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