The Civil War and American art /
"The American Civil War was arguably the first modern war. Its grim reality, captured through the new medium of photography, was laid bare. American artists could not approach the conflict with the conventions of European history painting, which glamorized the hero on the battlefield. Instead,...
|Published:||Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian American Art Museum ; New Haven, Connecticut : in association with Yale University Press, |
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