If you want to know what a road looked like to travelers before the advent of blacktop and concrete made the modern freeways and highways possible, turn to art. 283 more words
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Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935) – Lady Reading, 1898 (Watercolor. MFA Boston) – – Although Hassam did travel to Paris for the European training that was considered de rigueur for a young American artist at the turn of the century, enrolling in the Academie Julian and coming under the influence of the French Impressionists, he developed a distinctive style of his own when he returned to New York in 1889.
Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935) – Couch on the Porch, Cos Cob (Oil on canvas) – – The Cos Cob art colony was a group of artists, many of them American Impressionists, who gathered during the summer in and around Cos Cob, a section of Greenwich, from about 1890 to about 1920. 28 more words