Romanticizing nature in order to capture the perfect view and grasp an intangible moment is a theme connecting these photographs and prints. Industrialization heightens the ongoing anxiety of losing pastoral views to architecture.
American, Buffalo Skull Pile, 19th Century.
American, PWA Artists interpret the American Scene, landscape, 1935
American, PWA Artists interpret the American scene, Buildings, 1935.
John Varley, Series of Etchings showing Principles of Landscape, 1850.
Robert A. Farmer, Photograph of Mt. Holden, 20th century.
Otto Roach, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, 1935.
American, Fisherman Walking up the Path to the Farmhouse, 1880.
W.H. Smith after John Constable, View on the river Stour by Dedham, 1845.
Waterman Lilly Ormsby, The City of San Francisco, 1860.
American, Two Men with a Michigan Car, 1932.
Japanese Irises, 20th century.
Aubrey Beardsley, La Beale Isoud at Joyous Gard, 1894.
American, Family Seated at Prospect Point, Niagara Falls, 19th century.
Unknown artist, Merrit Parkway, 1969
William H. Martin, Harvesting Wheat in Iowa, 1909
Phillip Gilbert Hamerton, A Woman at the Well, 1876.
Edward Weston, Untitled, 1935.
Francis Fitzgerald and Charles Taylor, Principles of Landscape, 1787.
Giovanni Antonio Canal, View of a Town on a Riverbank, 1697-1768.
John Mix Stanley, Shyenne River, 1853.
James David Smillie, Mount Shasta, 1973.
Wilhelm Schulz, Hamburgs Hafen (Hamburg Harbor), 1910.
Tomas Lopez, Circulo De Buntzel, 1757.
Unknown artist, Old Bridge of Forth in Sterling, 19th century.