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Nordic Landscape Painting in the Nineteenth Century Hardcover – October 11, 1998


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 293 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press; 1st edition (October 11, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300070411
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300070415
  • Product Dimensions: 11.6 x 10 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,700,968 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Mr. Gunnarsson provides more than a catalogue of painters and their lives. He examines the ideas and political situations that led, after the Napoleonic Wars, to the realization among Scandinavian artists that fjords and fir trees are as paintable as Roman ruins, and silvery northern mist as interesting as golden Italian sunlight. The book is lavishly illustrated with excellent, often striking works-- most of them located in Scandinavian museums. Those painters found an appreciative audience on their home ground. -- The Atlantic Monthly, Phoebe Lou Adams

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Swedish

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1 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Linda on March 16, 2009
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The book's condition was excellent and delivery was quick. It was a present for my husband's birthday and he loves it. The reproductions are in vivid color.
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