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Early 19th century culture


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Early 19th century culture

  1. 1. 11/18/12 Nationalism:1800-1850 Painting Sculpture Cultural Forces Language Music Architecture Gilbert Stuart George Washington Gilbert Stuart John Trumbull John Adams, c. 1800/1815 Alexander Hamilton, c. 1806John Trumbull John TrumbullThe Surrender of Cornwallis (1820) The Declaration of Independence (c. 1786-94) 1
  2. 2. 11/18/12 Benjamin West Colonel Guy Johnson andSacred to the Memory of Washington Karonghyontye (Captain John James Barralet David Hill), 1776 Thomas Cole, “Landscape Thomas Cole Composition, St. John in Landscape, c. 1825 the Wilderness " (1827) Thomas Cole Thomas Cole The Voyage of Life: Childhood, 1842 The Voyage of Life: Youth, 1842 2
  3. 3. 11/18/12 Thomas Cole Thomas Cole The Voyage of Life: Manhood, 1842 The Voyage of Life: Old Age, 1842Thomas Cole, "The Course of Empire" (1835-39) Thomas Cole, "The Course of Empire" (1835-39)Savage State Arcadian StateThomas Cole, "The Course of Empire" (1835-39) Thomas Cole, "The Course of Empire" (1835-39)Consummation Destruction 3
  4. 4. 11/18/12Thomas Cole, "The Course of Empire" (1835-39) Asher Brown DurandDesolation A Pastoral Scene, 1858 Asher Brown Durand Asher Brown Durand Forest in the Morning Light, Kindred Spirit, 1849 c. 1855William Sidney Mount William Sydney MountHorse Dealers , 1835 Cider Making, 1841 4
  5. 5. 11/18/12William Sydney Mount Bingham, George CalebThe Mill at Stony Brook Daniel Boone Escorting Settlers Through the Cumberland Gap Bingham, George Caleb Bingham, George Caleb Fur Traders Descending the Missouri The County ElectionGeorge Caleb Bingham John J. AudubonThe Jolly Flatboatmen (1846) The Birds of America 5
  6. 6. 11/18/12 State House, Boston Neoclassical Architecture c. 1780-1850 Town & Davis & Frazee: Custom House, Court House, Newfane, VT, c. 1840 New York, 1833-42 Greek Revival Architecture Greek Revival Architecture Language & Literature The Legend of Sleepy HollowWashington Irving The Legend of Sleepy HollowRalph Emerson Self-Reliance; Nature “IN the bosom of one of those spacious covesNathaniel Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter which indent the eastern shore of the Hudson, The House of the Seven Gables at that broad expansion of the riverLongfellow The Song of Hiawatha denominated by the ancient Dutch navigatorsJohn Greenleaf Whittier Legends of New England the Tappan Zee, and where they always Moll Pitcher prudently shortened sail, and implored theEdgar Allen Poe The Fall of the House of Usher protection of St. Nicholas when they crossed, The Pit and the Pendulum there lies a small market-town or rural port, The Raven which by some is called Greensburgh, but which is more generally and properly known by the name of Tarry Town. ….. 6
  7. 7. 11/18/12 A History of New-York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, by Dietrich Knickerbocker (1809) (Actually written by Washington Irving) John Quidor, "Rip Van Winkle" (1836) Self-Reliance The Song of Hiawatha Ralph Waldo Emerson by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow“It is for want of self-culture that the By the shores of Gitche Gumee, By the shining Big-Sea-Water,superstition of Travelling, whose idols are Stood the wigwam of Nokomis,Italy, England, Egypt, retains its fascination Daughter of the Moon, Nokomis.for all educated Americans. They who made Dark behind it rose the forest,England, Italy, or Greece venerable in the Rose the black and gloomy pine-trees, Rose the firs with cones upon them;imagination did so by sticking fast where they Bright before it beat the water,were, like an axis of the earth…. The soul is Beat the clear and sunny water,no traveller” Beat the shining Big-Sea-Water. Moll Pitcher Oh Susannah Stephen Foster I come from Alabama With my banjo on my knee Im going to Louisiana, My true love for to see It rained all night The day I left The weather it was dry The sun so hot, I froze to death Susanna, dont you cry Oh, Susanna, Oh dont you cry for me For I come from Alabama With my banjo on my knee 7
  8. 8. 11/18/12 Annabel Lee Noah Webster Edgar Allan PoeSome spelling changes were kept For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams gaol → jail Of the beautiful Annabel Lee; centre → center honour → honor And the stars never rise but I see the bright eyes masque → mask Of the beautiful Annabel Lee; And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the sideOthers were not Of my darling, my darling, my life and my bride, ake ache In her sepulchre there by the sea– Soop soup In her tomb by the side of the sea. Tung Tongue wimmen women Nationalism:1800-1850 Painting Language Patriotic Works •  John Trumbull & Literature •  Gilbert Stuart •  Noah Webster •  Washington Irving Cultural •  Benjamin West Hudson River School •  Ralph Emerson •  Thomas Cole •  Nathaniel Hawthorne •  Longfellow •  Asher Durand Everyday Life • William Sydney Mount Forces •  John Greenleaf Whittier Nature • John James Audubon Sculpture Music Stephen Foster Early Leaders •  Esp. Washington Architecture •  Minstrel songs (As mythic figures) • Neo-Classicism for •  Oh Susannah public buildings 8