American 19-20th Century Coastal, Marine and Maritime Paintings
This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American 19-20th Century Coastal, Marine and Maritime Paintings: Resource Library articles and essays published 1997 -." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to these articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the Resource Library publication date.
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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:
Over Life's Waters - The Coastal Art Collection of Charles and Irene Hamm (2/6/15)
The Art of Sea-ing: William H. Drury, Charles Woodbury, and George Bellows; essay by Nancy Whipple Grinnell (11/5/13)
Maritime Portsmouth, The Sawtelle Collection; with text by Richard M. Candee (7/8/11)
Sargent and the Sea (3/12/10)
Antonio Jacobsen's Painted Ships on Painted Oceans; article by Harold S. Sniffen (7/3/09)
Seascapes: Tryon & Sugimoto (6/12/08)
Rivers, Sea and Shore: Reflections on Water / Sailing Wisconsin's Blue Jewel (11/9/07)
Rivers, Sea and Shore: Reflections on Water (6/25/07)
Where the Water Meets the Land: Selected Paintings from the Phelan Collection (8/13/04)
Into the Storm: Expressions in the American Landscape, 18001940 (7/15/04)
Ship to Shore (7/23/03)
William S. Barrett's Sea and Shore by John Douglas Ingraham
A Maritime Album (12/8/00)
Capture the Wind: Racing Yachts & Westchester (8/14/00)
Ship to Shore: Marine Paintings from the Butler Institute of American Art (7/27/00)
Ship to Shore: Marine Paintings from the Butler Institute of American Art (5/18/00)
"A Fair Wind" - Maritime Paintings by Winslow Homer (4/15/00)
Ship to Shore: Marine Paintings from the Butler Institute of American Art (1/16/00)
The Lynn Beach Painters: Art Along the North Shore of Massachusetts, 1880-1920 (9/4/99)
From Ship to Shore: Marine Paintings (6/4/99)
Along the Water's Edge: Seascapes from the Permanent Collection (2/2/99)
The Lynn Beach Painters: Art Along the North Shore, 1880-1920 (12/23/98)
Ship to Shore
From other websites:
Bright Lights, Safe Harbors, Painted Images of American Lighthouses by R. Alexander Boyle, from R. Alexander Boyle. Accessed August, 2015.
In Calm Waters, On Stormy Seas, an exhibit held May 30 - July 31, 2015 at the Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy. Accessed January, 2016.
The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America was a 2014 exhibit at the Baker Museum which says: "Organized by the New-York Historical Society, this exhibit features major marine paintings and maritime artifacts from the museum's holdings. A reflection of the fact that the early history and culture of the United States are closely bound to the Atlantic Ocean and the eastern seaboard of North America, this exhibition includes over 50 paintings from 1750 to 1904, a selection of decorative arts with maritime themes, and artifacts and tools." Accessed 1/17
Seascapes by William Trost Richards was a 2016 exhibit at Chrysler Museum of Art which says: "From his paint box and palette to preparatory sketches, from quick works in ink to deftly executed works of color, Seascapes... provides an insightful look at an American master....From his paint box and palette to preparatory sketches, from quick works in ink to deftly executed works of color, Seascapes by William Trost Richards provides an insightful look at an American master." See the press release and William Trost Richards from Resource Library. Accessed 10/16
William Trost Richards: Visions of Land and Sea, an exhibit held May 23 - September 8, 2013 at the National Academy Museum. Accessed August, 2015.
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