The Civil War and American art /

The American Civil War was arguably the first modern war. Its grim reality, captured through the new medium of photography, was laid bare. American artists could not approach the conflict with the conventions of European history painting, which glamorized the hero on the battlefield. Instead, many a... Full description

Main Author: Harvey, Eleanor Jones.
Corporate Author: Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Other Authors: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian American Art MuseumYale University, 2012
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