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Masters of Color and Light

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Institutions among them the Brooklyn Museum of Art to acuire American works in the medium Highlighting 150 paintings that span nearly two centuries this richly illustrated volume documents the origin and development of one of the nation's finest collections by investigating for the first time aspects of American watercolor's patronage and critical reception.

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In the 1870s and 1880s artists' societies promoted watercolors as attractive decorative inexpensive alternatives to oils successfully elevating them to the mainstream of American art Based in New York City this American watercolor movement paved the way for larger seriously received exhibition watercolors and for a broad turn of the century effort by public.

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Less often displayed than oils because of their sensitivity to light watercolors nevertheless have enjoyed a lively complex history Illuminating well known works as well as many that have never before been reproduced Masters of Color and Light showcases an array of paintings that range far beyond watercolor's early reputation as the lighter and daintier medi.

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