Painting a Nation: American Art at Shelburne Museum



Visionary collector Electra Havemeyer Webb assembled Shelburne Musuem’s trove of American paintings in the 1950s, creating a renowned and rich survey of American portraits, landscapes, marine paintings, sporting art, still lifes, and genre scenes from the 18th to the early 20th century. This publication brings together more than 50 of the Museum’s best American paintings, including works by John Singleton Copley, Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Cole, Winslow Homer, Andrew Wyeth, Anna Mary Robertson (“Grandma”) Moses, and more.