By John K. Howat

The wonderful catalog of the exhibition prepared via the Metropolitan Museum. The well-written essays, by way of Met curators, chart the 19th-century upward push and fall of the 1st local college of panorama portray. The catalog comprises many of the famous and plenty of lesser-known Hudson River images, mentioned extensive for either experts and generalists. The publication is well-organized and well-indexed, and, whereas no longer breaking nice new floor, is extremely advised. The plates are ordinarily solid.

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