ARTH 260 * Introduction to Art History * Professor Sarah Benson * Spring 2005



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online resources
Cornell Library | Grove Dictionary of Art | Encyclopaedia Britannica | Oxford Dictionary of Art | Oxford Companion to Western Art | Oxford Dictionary of Architecture | History of Art Dept. | Cornell Homepage

John CONSTABLE (1776-1837)
The Hay Wain
1821
Oil on canvas
130 x 185.5 cm.
London: National Gallery

John CONSTABLE (1776-1837)
Hadleigh Castle, Mouth of the Thames--Morning after a Stormy Night
1829
Oil on canvas
122 x 161.9 cm.
New Haven: Yale Center for British Art

Joseph William Mallord TURNER (1775-1851)
Snowstorm: Hannibal and His Army Crossing the Alps
1812
Oil on canvas
14.6 x 2.39 m.
London: Tate Gallery

Joseph William Mallord TURNER (1775-1851)
Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying--Typhoon Coming On
1840
Oil on canvas
91 x 138 cm.
Boston: Museum of Fine Arts
Joseph William Mallord TURNER (1775-1851)
Rain, Steam, and Speed--The Great Western Railway
1844
Oil on canvas
91 x 122 c.
London: National Gallery
Thomas COLE (1801-48)
The Oxbow
1836
Oil on canvas
1.31 x 1.94 m.
New York: Metropolitan Museum
Emmanuel LEUTZE (1816-68)
study for Westward the Course of Empire Takes its Way (Westward Ho!)
1861. 84.5 x 110.2 cm.
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian American Art Museum
George Caleb BINGHAM (1811-79)
Fur Traders Descending the Missouri
c. 1845
Oil on canvas
73.7 x 92.7 cm.
New York: Metropolitan Museum
John VANDERLYN (1775-1852)
The Death of Jane McCrea
1804
Oil on canvas
82.5 x 67.3 cm.
Hartford, CT: Wadsworth Atheneum

George CATLIN (1796-1872)
The Author Painting a Chief at the Base of the Rocky Mountains
frontispiece from Letters and Notes...
1841
Engraving
24 x 15 cm.

George CATLIN (1796-1872)
The Last Race, Part of Okipa Ceremony (Mandan)
1832
Oil on canvas
58.8 x 71.3 cm.
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian American Art Museum

George CATLIN (1796-1872)
Buffalo Bull's Back Fat, Head Chief, Blood Tribe
1832
Oil on canvas
73.7 x 60.9 cm.
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian American Art Museum

Charles Wilson PEALE (1741-1827)
The Exhumation of the Mastodon
1806-08
Oil on canvas
50 x 60 1/2 in.
Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society

Charles Wilson PEALE (1741-1827)
The Artist in His Museum
1822
Oil on canvas
Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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