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List of illustrations

  • Country Scene (Escena Campestre)
  • Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland at Mount Chimborazo, Ecuador
  • Riobamba Looking North with Chimborazo in the Distance
  • Niagara Falls
  • Iguazú Falls (Cataratas del Iguazú)
  • The Falls of Tequendama, Near Bogotá, New Granada
  • The Valley of Mexico (Valle de México)
  • Conquest of Mexico (Conquista de México)
  • View of the City of Mexico (Vista de la ciudad de México)
  • Grand Plaza of Mexico City, Following the American Occupation of September 1847 (Gran plaza de la ciudad de México después de la ocupación estadounidense en septiembre de 1847)
  • The Valley of Mexico Seen from the Tenayo Hill (El Valle de México desde el cerro de Tenayo)
  • Codex Mendoza: The founding of Mexico-Tenochtitlan
  • Guanabara Bay Seen from Snake Island (Baía de Guanabara Vista da Ilha das Cobras)
  • The Royal Procession's Crossing of Maracanã Bridge (Passagem do Cortejo Real na Ponte do Maracanã)
  • Panorama of Rio de Janeiro (Panorama do Rio de Janeiro)
  • Fixing a Boat, Villegagnon Island - Guanabara Bay (Conserto de um Barco, Ilha de Villegagnon - Baía de Guanabara)
  • Montmorency Falls
  • A Winter View of the Falls of Montmorency
  • The Winter Cone of Montmorency
  • The Ice Cone, Montmorency Falls, Quebec
  • The Ice Cone at the Falls of Montomorency near Quebec
  • Montmorency Falls
  • The Rodeo (El Rodeo)
  • A Stop in the Countryside (Un alto en el campo)
  • Yosemite Valley
  • Hunter Mountain, Twilight
  • View of the Oriental Mountain Range from Tiopullo (Cotopaxi [Vista de la Cordillera Oriental desde Tiopullo])
  • In the Chillán Mountan Range, Manzano Ravine (En las cordilleras de Chillán Quebrada del Manzano)
  • Aculeo Lake (Laguna de Aculeo)
  • The Chimborazo Seen from the Plateau of Tapia (Le Chimborazo, vu depuis le plateau de Tapia)
  • Boa Viagem Island, Rio de Janeiro (Ilha Boa Viagem, Rio de Janeiro)
  • Floyd's Grave, Where Lewis and Clark Buried Sergeant Floyd in 1804
  • Sioux Encamped on the Upper Missouri, Dressing Buffalo Meat and Robes
  • Beautiful Prairie Bluffs above the Poncas, 1050 Miles above St. Louis
  • Blackbird's Grave, a Back View, Prairies Enameled with Flowers
  • View of Rio de Janeiro (Vista do Rio de Janeiro)
  • The Road from Valparaíso to Santiago
  • The Warm and Leafless Forest, Called Caa-Tinga, in the Desert South of the Province of Bahia (Silva Aestu Aphylla, Quam Dicunt Caa-Tinga, in Provinciae Bahiensis deserto australi)
  • The Trees Born before Christ in the Amazonas Riverbank (Arbores Ante Christum Natum Enatae, in silva juxta fluvium Amazonum)
  • View over Port Royal, Jamaica, with Bamboos in the Foreground
  • Vegetation of the Desert of Arizona
  • Baking Bread on the Portage, Rivière à l'Eau Dorée, Labrador Peninsula Expedition
  • Scene in the Arctic
  • Primeval Forest Near Mangaratiba (Floresta virgem perto de Mangaratiba)
  • Landscape with Horseman (Paisagem com cavaleiro)
  • Northern View from the Crater of the Colima Volcano, toward the Nevado de Colima (Vista desde el crater del Volcan de Colima hacia el norte, en dirección al Nevado de Colima)
  • Landscape between Veracruz and Xalapa, Mexico (Paisaje entre Veracruz y Xalapa, México)
  • Vegetation in a Ravine between Xalapa and Cordoba, Mexico (Vegetación en una quebrada entre Xalapa y Córdoba, México)
  • Ravine of the Hacienda Santa Maria Regla (Barranca de la Hacienda Santa María Regla)
  • The Hovel of the Skulls and the Mountain Range, with Cloudy Sky (La Casucha de las Calaveras y la sierra, con el cielo nublado)
  • Valparaíso Bay Seen from a Hill (La Bahia de Valparaíso vista desde una colina)
  • The Sinking of a Mountain near El Juncal (Hundimiento de un monte cerca de El Juncal)
  • View of the Valley of Mexico with Volcanoes and Texcoco Lake (Vista del Valle de México con volcanes y lago de Texcoco)
  • The Andes of Ecuador
  • Cotopaxi
  • Niagara
  • The Heart of the Andes
  • The Heart of the Andes, detail
  • The Heart of the Andes, detail
  • The Heart of the Andes, detail
  • Frederic Church’s painting "The Heart of the Andes" as displayed in the fine art gallery at the Metropolitan Fair in New York
  • The Icebergs
  • The River of Light (El Rio de Luz)
  • The Iceberg
  • Primeval Forest in Brazil (Forêt vierge du Brésil)
  • Brazilian Forest (Floresta brasileira)
  • The Conjuror in His Vapour Bath or Medicine Lodge, Table Land, Labrador Peninsula
  • Steep Rocks Along the Moisie River
  • Drawing Map on Birch-Bark
  • Tropical Landscape with Ten Hummingbirds
  • Gems of Brazil: Amethyst Woostar
  • Ruby-Throated Humming Birds
  • Two Hummingbirds with an Orchid
  • Guácharo Cave (La cueva del Guácharo)
  • Cumanacoa and the Quebrada de las Minas (Cumanacoa und die Quebrada de las Minas)
  • Salt Sea at Cumana (Salzsee bei Cumana)
  • Half Breed Encampment
  • The Athabasca in the Mountains
  • Kakabeka Falls, Kaministiquia River, May 26, 1846
  • The Cackabakah Falls
  • Lower Falls, Yellowstone Park
  • Cliffs of Green River
  • Looking over the Lower Falls, July 31st, 1892
  • Bighorn Medicine Wheel
  • Medicine Man [Slow Bull]
  • Pawnee, Double sided Drum
  • Pawnee, Double sided Drum, reverse
  • Indian Encampment
  • North Wind Mask (Negakfok)
  • Dancers in a Bethel qasgi (men's communal house) in the 1930s
  • Bag
  • Bag, reverse
  • Gunstock club
  • Gunstock club, reverse
  • Haida Tottem Poles and Houses at Skidegate, Haida Gwaii
  • Mt. St. Elias Blanket, Yakutat, south central Alaska
  • Pueblo Green Corn Dance
  • Hopi Corn Dance
  • Terre Sauvage
  • The Red River Expedition at Kakabeka Falls
  • Voyageurs at Dawn
  • Shooting the Rapids
  • Canoe Manned by Voyageurs Passing a Waterfall
  • Red River Expedition, Colonel Wolseley's Camp, Prince Arthur's Landing on Lake Superior
  • Map showing lines of route between Lake Superior and Red River Settlement
  • Battle of Yataytí-Corá, July 2, 1866 (Batalla de Yataytí-Corá, 2 de julio de 1866)
  • After the Battle of CurupaytÍ (Después de la batalla de Curupaytí)
  • The Wintering of the Oriental Army, April 5, 1866 (Invernada del ejército oriental, 5 de abril de 1866)
  • Battle of Avaí (Batalha do Avaí)
  • Crossing the Chaco (Passagem do Chaco)
  • Caroline Parker image from Daguerreotype
  • Seneca Beaded Skirt, detail
  • Sky Woman
  • Cayuga Castle
  • No Sovereign Nation
  • Landscape with Figures: A Scene from The Last of the Mohicans
  • Landscape View near the Falls of the Kauterskill in the Catskill Mountains
  • Landscape with Monument to Wolfe (Paysage au monument à Wolfe)
  • Haravicu
  • Francisco Laso in Indian Dress (Francisco Laso en traje indígena)
  • Iracema
  • The Last of the Tribes
  • Iracema
  • Lumbermen on the Saint Maurice
  • Scene at the Tijuca Forest (Cena na floresta da Tijuca)
  • The Flowering (A Florada)
  • Newburyport Marshes: Approaching Storm
  • Storm in the Pampa (Tormenta en la pampa)
  • Sunset in the Pampa (Atardecer pampeano)
  • Kindred Spirits
  • Peruvian Coat of Arms (Escudo de las armas peruanas)
  • Passifloraceae (Passiflora adenopoda DC)
  • Trujillo del Perú
  • José Celestino Mutis
  • Woman with Basket on her Head
  • Physical and Political Atlas of the Republic of Venezuela (Atlas físico y político de la República de Venezuela)
  • Central Railway, Rio Blanco (Ferrocarril central, Rio Blanco)
  • Southern Railway, Sumbay Bridge (Ferrocarril del Sur, Puente de Sumbay)
  • The Indian Mayor of Chincheros: Varayoc (Varayoc o el alcalde indio de Chincheros)
  • Landscape [with huts, farming and mountains] (Paisaje [con chozas sembríos y montañas])
  • Christopher Columbus Receiving Gifts from the Cacique Guacanagri, in Hispaniola (Haiti)
  • Landscape, West Indies
  • Free Women of Color with Their Children and Servants in a Landscape
  • A View of the Island of Jamaica, of Fort William Estate
  • Digging Or Rather Hoeing The Cane Holes, Antigua
  • Garden Estate, Arouca
  • Havana: General View Taken from the Entrance to the Port (La Habana: Vista general tomada desde la entrada del puerto)
  • Hacienda La Fortuna
  • Hacienda La Reparada
  • Hacienda La Serrano
  • Hacienda Aurora
  • View of a Native Forest Being Reduced to Coal (Vista de um mato virgem que se está reduzindo a carvão)
  • Cut Forest with an Old Fig Tree in São João Marcos, Province of Rio de Janeiro (Silva Caesa, Cum Ficu Grandaeva, ad. S. Joannen Marcum, Prov. Rio de Janeiro)
  • View of Santiago from Peñalolén (Vista de Santiago desde Peñalolén)
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • The Cachapoal River (El río Cachapoal)
  • São Tomé das Letras
  • Hacienda de Monte Blanco
  • Kakabeka Falls, Kaministiquia River
  • Sunrise on the Saguenay, Cape Trinity
  • Through the Rocky Mountains
  • Picturesque Canada: The Country as It was and Is
  • Morning on the Upper Ottawa
  • View of Icaraí Point (Vista da Ponta de Icaraí)
  • View of Rio de Janeiro Taken from Niterói (Vista do Rio de Janeiro tomada de Niterói)
  • Pegwell Bay, Kent—a Recollection of October 5th 1858
  • Summer Evening, Montclair, New Jersey
  • Ice Harvest (La coupe de la glace)
  • Starrucca Viaduct, Pennsylvania
  • Citlaltépetl, the Metlac Ravine (Citlaltépetl, Cañada de Metlac)
  • Mount Cheops from Rogers Pass
  • Day's End (Fin de jour)
  • California Crossing, South Platte River
  • The Two Paths (Los dos caminos)
  • Train Smoke or Moving Machines (Humo de trenes o Máquinas en movimiento)
  • The Large Pampa (La pampa grande)
  • Sunset on the Sea, the Red Wave (Atardecer en el mar, la ola roja)
  • Granary (Troje)
  • The Cloud, Red Mountain
  • The Drive
  • Silver Mine, Evening
  • Industrial Landscape (Paisaje Industrial)
  • American Landscape
  • Home Sweet Home
  • Classic Landscape
  • The Plough
  • Gale (A Ventania)
  • São Paulo
  • The Station (A Gare)
  • Favela Hill (Morro da Favela)
  • The Devil's Nose (El Nariz del Diablo)
  • The Stream (La Cañada)
  • Landscape with Moonlight (Paisaje lunar)
  • Fall Plowing
  • Threshing Wheat
  • Port (Porto)
  • Constructive City with Universal Man (Ciudad constructiva con hombre universal)
  • Souvenir of Los Remedios (Recuerdo de los Remedios)
  • Sun on the Lake
  • Mount Katahdin, Autumn No. 1
  • Ombú
  • Light Behind My Bower (Luz tras mi enramada)
  • The Cuca (A Cuca)
  • South America (América del Sur)
  • The Return of the Raiders (La vuelta del malón)
  • Large Hill [Watering Place] (La aguada [Cerro Largo])
  • Dream (Sueño)
  • Stupidity (Estolidez)
  • Waiting for the Shadows (Esperando las sombras)
  • Burial (Entierro)
  • Night Comes (Llega la noche)
  • Colts on the Pampa (Potros en la pampa)
  • Postcard (Cartão postal)
  • Grounded Icebergs
  • Beaver Swamp, Algoma
  • Calm (Tierra del Fuego)
  • Above Lake Superior
  • Poise (Composition 4)
  • Artist in Greenland
  • Page from scrapbook
  • Ice House, Coldwell, Lake Superior
  • Lake Superior
  • Grey Tree, Lake George
  • Grey Blue & Black – Pink Circle
  • Dark Pool, Ti Magami
  • Inside a Forest II
  • Grey
  • Sky
  • Totem and Forest
  • Black Mesa Landscape, New Mexico/Out Back of Marie's II
  • Ram's Head, White Hollyhock-Hills (Ram's Head and White Hollyhock, New Mexico)
  • Untitled (New Mexico Landscape)
  • Dark Mesa with Pink Sky
  • The Shadow of Popo (La sombra del Popo)
  • The Tree (El árbol)
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Description: Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic
~For millennia, people in the Americas have expressed their relationships to the land through art. In the early years of the nineteenth century, when North and South America were being traversed and colonized, and when new nations were being formed, landscape paintings began to convey magnificent visions of key sites across the hemisphere. In the...
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Artistic representation of human interaction with the land has a long history in the Americas. It spans more than 30,000 years, from the earthworks and pictographs of ancient Indigenous cultures to the land art of the 1960s and 1970s to contemporary photographs of the terrible beauty of environmental destruction. It was during the early years of the nineteenth century, as emerging settler nations...
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Description: Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic
Terrain across the Americas from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic has been constructed over the past 500 years into motifs of regional, national and hemispheric identity...
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Nineteenth-century landscape paintings in the Americas were prompted by a desire to depict the hemisphere’s most remote regions, and were largely informed by scientific inquiry...
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Land, first to last, has been the currency of exchange between settlers and the Indigenous peoples of the Americas. Land as a source of gold, furs, fish, food or whatever commodity newcomers desired to enhance their wealth and power...
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~~OVERVIEW
Centuries of extraction—of fur, timber, fish, precious metals and minerals, rubber, guano and an array of staple agricultural crops such as tobacco, sugar, coffee, cotton and cacao—had by 1800 left their mark on the physical landscape of the Americas...
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In the second half of the nineteenth century, a new visual vocabulary began to reshape the relationship between people and land in North and South America...
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Throughout the nineteenth century, as settler nations gained autonomy and independence, landscape painters actively participated in the shaping of national imaginations...
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