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Philosophy and Art: Early American

Resources on the Web

Explore the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.

Most of the painting and sculpture are located in galleries 753 on, grouped by chronology and movement.

(Scroll down to find the block of clickable gallery numbers.) 

Early American works in the National Gallery of Art in DC

Timeline of American history and contemporaneous American art, by the Worcester Art Museum

Library Resources


Search for subject entries in Oxford Art Online

             Early American entry in Oxford Companion to Western Art



Citizen Spectator: Art, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America, by Wendy Bellion                      online review             

          a description of another book on this topic, in preparation...


  Visual Shock: A History of Art Controversies in American Culture, by Michael Kammen  

                                            publisher's description



Early American works in ARTstor

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