The Americas before 1900

The United States in the 19th century

Artists began to develop their own styles and approaches.

c. 1800 - 1900

Styles and themes

Romanticism

Romanticism

Realism

Realism

Western art

Western art

Aestheticism and the Gilded Age

Aestheticism and the Gilded Age

Sculpture, architecture, and photography

Sculpture, architecture, and photography

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From Romanticism to the Gilded Age, American art ranged from bucolic landscapes to elegant city parks.

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