About The Era
During the postwar period Americans also began enthusiastically turning their attention abroad. They flocked to Europe to visit London, Paris, Rome, Florence, and Berlin, the major cities on the Grand Tour. Art schools in the United States offered limited classes, so the royal academies in Germany, France, and England attracted thousands of young Americans. By the 1870s American painting no longer evinced a singleness of purpose. Although Winslow Homer became the quintessential Yankee painter, with his representations of country life during the reconstruction era, European aesthetics began to infiltrate taste.
- About the Era.
- Goodrich, Lloyd. Record of Works by Winslow Homer. Vol. 2, 1867 through 1876. New York: Spanierman Gallery, 2005.
- Gifts on the Occasion of LACMA's 50th Anniversary. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2015.
- Gardner, Albert TenEyck. Winslow Homer, American Artist: His World and His Work. New York: Bramhall House, 1961.
- Donahue, Kenneth. Los Angeles County Museum of Art Handbook. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1977.
- Price, Lorna. Masterpieces from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1988.
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art Members' Calendar 1990. vol. 27-28, no. 12-1 (December, 1989-January, 1991).
- Wilmeriding, John. American Views; Essays on American Art. Princeton University Press, 1991.
- Fort, Ilene Susan and Michael Quick. American Art: a Catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Collection. Los Angeles: Museum Associates, 1991.
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art Members' Calendar 1993, vol. 31, no. 1-11 (January-November, 1993).
- McKissack, Patricia C. A Picture of Freedom : The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1997.
- Little, Carl. Winslow Homer: His Art, His Light, His Landscapes. 1997.
- Groseclose, Barbara. Nineteenth-Century American Art. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
- Conrads, Margaret C. Winslow Homer And The Critics: Forging a National Art in the 1870s. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2001.
- Matsumoto, Fumihisa. Chapters in American Art, "Daybreak -- Time to Rest: Jacob Lawrence's Struggle". Akashi Shoten Company, Ltd., 2001.
- The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Looking Guide: Winslow Homer and the Critics. Kansas City: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 2001.
- Lears, T.J. Jackson, ed. American Victorians and Virgin Nature: Fenway Court, Vol. 29. Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 2002.
- Johns, Elizabeth. Winslow Homer: The Nature of Observation. Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press, 2002.
- Vlach, John Michael. The Planter's Prospect: Privilege and Slavery in Plantation Paintings. Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press, 2002.
- Paton, Priscilla. Abandoned New England: Landscape in the Works of Homer, Frost, Hopper, Wyeth, and Bishop. Hanover and London: University Press of New England, 2003.
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2003.
- LACMA: Obras Maestras 1750-1950: Pintura Estadounidense Del Museo De Arte Del Condado De Los Angeles. Mexico, D.F.: Museo Nacional de Arte, 2006.
- Goldin, Marco and H. Barbara Weinberg. 2008. Pittura Americana del XIX secolo: atti del convegno. Treviso: Linea d'ombra Libri.
- American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765-1915. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009
- Severens, Martha R. More than a Likeness: the Enduring Art of Mary Whyte. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 2013.
Griffin, Randall C. Winslow Homer: an American Vision. London: Phaidon, 2017.