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Luminism: American (Mid-19th Century)

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Description of Luminism: American
Examples of Luminism: American
American Luminist Artists - 24
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Luminism: American
Term coined c. 1950 by the art historian John I. H. Baur to define a style in 19th-century American painting characterized by the realistic rendering of light and atmosphere. It was never a unified movement but rather an attempt by several painters working in the USA to understand the mysteries of nature through a precise, detailed rendering of the landscape. Luminism flourished c. 1850–75 but examples are found both earlier and later. Its principal practitioners ... (view more)

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Artists Associated with Luminism: American — 24 artists:

Albert Bierstadt Alfred Thompson Bricher John William Casilear Frederic Edwin Church Samuel Colman Jasper Francis Cropsey Robert Scott Duncanson James Fairman Charles Henry Gifford Sanford Robinson Gifford Regis-Francois Gignoux Martin Johnson Heade

Hermann Ottomar Herzog George Inness John Frederick Kensett Fitz Hugh Lane Homer Dodge Martin Louis Remy Mignot William Trost Richards Francis Augustus Silva William Louis Sonntag James Augustus Suydam Julian Alden Weir Worthington Whittredge

Auction Houses that have sold American Luminist works - 250

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