Recommended Reading

In his article "The American Landscape" from the May 2006 issue of The Artist’s Magazine, writer John Elliot offers up this helpful recommended reading list and bibliography:

• Arthur, John. Spirit of Place: Contemporary Landscape Painting and the American Tradition. Boston: Little Brown, Boston, 1989.

• Cooper, James. Knights of the Brush: The Hudson River School and the Moral Landscape. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 2000.

• Copplestone, Trewin. The Hudson River School. New York: Random House, 1999.

• Craven, Wayne. American Art: History and Culture. New York: Abrams, 1994.

• Driscoll, John. All That is Glorious Around Us: Paintings from the Hudson River School. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1997.

• Ewers, John C. Artists of the Old West. New York: Doubleday, 1973.

• Heller, Nancy and Williams, Julia. The Regionalists: Painters of the American Scene. New York: Watson-Guptill, 1972.

• Hendricks, Gordon. Albert Bierstadt: Painter of the American West. Abrams, New York: Harrison House, 1988.

• Howat, John K. American Paradise: The World of the Hudson River School. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art/Abrams, 1972.

• Howat, John K. Frederick Church. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2005.

• Howat, John K. The Hudson River and its Painters. New York: Viking Press, 1972.

• Huntington, C. David. The Landscapes of Frederick Edwin Church: Vision of an American Era. Braziller, New York, 1966.

• Kelly, Franklin. Frederick Edwin Church. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery/Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989.

• Phillips, Sandra. Charmed Places: Hudson River Artists and Their Houses, Studios and Vistas. New York: Bard College/Vassar College/Harry N Abrams, 1988

• Trettner, William and Wallach, Alan. Thomas Cole: Landscape into History. New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press, 1994.

• Wilton, Andrew and Barringer, Tim. American Sublime: Landscape Painting in the United States 1820-1880. London: Tate Gallery, 2002.

• Yaeger, Bert D. The Hudson River School: American Landscape Artists. New York: Smithmark, 1996.

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