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They pointed out similarities between Holland and the United States, implying earlier Dutch influence. S. history has its counterpart in artists’ reliance on modern Holland for sources. The late nineteenth century was a period of extensive European travel for American artists, and Holland was one of the most popular sites for summer sketching. D. Dissertation, Boston University, 1986. 34 annette stott during the winter. They sketched contemporary people in traditional costumes, old buildings, landscapes and townscapes, all of which became source materials for the way they would imagine New Netherland.

12. Walter MacEwen, Stadt Herberg, Nieuw Amsterdam (New York) in 1650, sketches after his oil painting, published in L’Art in 1890. 60 chapter two terminal histories and arthurian solutions Fig. 13. H. A. Abbey, Sketching Rambles in Holland (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1884). 31 60 14 chapter two Fig. 14. George Henry Boughton, Daughter of a Knickerbocker, oil on panel, 1880, 8 inch, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. Gift of Samuel P. Avery. Photo by Joseph Szaszfai. terminal histories and arthurian solutions 31 Fig.

12. Walter MacEwen, Stadt Herberg, Nieuw Amsterdam (New York) in 1650, sketches after his oil painting, published in L’Art in 1890. 60 chapter two terminal histories and arthurian solutions Fig. 13. H. A. Abbey, Sketching Rambles in Holland (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1884). 31 60 14 chapter two Fig. 14. George Henry Boughton, Daughter of a Knickerbocker, oil on panel, 1880, 8 inch, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. Gift of Samuel P. Avery. Photo by Joseph Szaszfai. terminal histories and arthurian solutions 31 Fig.

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