04 Landscape Architecture & Public Lands in the 19th c

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Unformatted text preview: Landscape Architecture & Public Lands in the 19 th Century Louisiana Purchase, 1803 Hudson River School c. 1825-1875 Dream of Arcadia Thomas Cole, 1838 View of Hudson River Valley Asher Durand, 1850 Kindred Spirits by Asher B. Durand, 1849 Cole and Bryant admiring the picturesque scenery of the Catskill Mountains in New York William Cullen Bryant Thomas Cole, founder of the Hudson River School William Wordsworth 1770-1850 Washington Irving 1783-1859 James Fenimore Cooper 1789-1851 Romantic Poets & Novelists Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1895 Transcendentalism New England based movement from 1830s encompassing philosophical, religious and social thought. The name comes from Kants Critique of Practical Reason , 1788. The movement reacted against 18 th-century rationalism and espoused an idealistic philosophy based on belief in divinity pervading the whole of nature and humankind. Members spoke through art, poetry, crafts and experimented in communal living and held progressive views on feminism and social issues. progressive views on feminism and social issues....
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