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John La Farge's Second Paradise: Voyages in the South Seas, 1890-1891

Автор: Elisabeth Hodermarsky, John Stuart Gordon, Elizabeth Childs
Год: 2010
Издание: Yale University Press
Страниц: 240
ISBN: 0300141351
In 1890, John La Farge (1835-1910) and his close friend, historian Henry Adams, embarked on a journey to the islands of the South Pacific, where the artist experienced a period of great creative output. This book showcases many ofA the most important oils, watercolors, and sketches to come out of La Fargea??s two-year voyage to the islands of the Pacific and Indian Oceans and is the first to place the artista??s South Seas work in the broader context of exotic travel by artists and writers of the 19th century.The essays in John La Fargea??s Second Paradise explore the artista??s reemergence as a plein air landscape painter, his use of the sketchbook, and his late decorative work, which was reinvigorated by the experience of light and color he discovered in the South Seas.A Further discussions examine the prevailing notions of tropical paradiseA perpetuated since Captain Cooka??s ?discoverya?? ofA Polynesia in the late 18th century, and offer the first extended comparison of the...
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