Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California, October 8, 2003 - January 18, 2004. Traveled to the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, February 21 - May 9, 2004; to the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, June 6 - August 29, 2004; to the Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma, February 6 - April 24, 2005; the Saint Louis Art Museum, June - August 2005; and the Frist Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee, September 15 - January 8, 2006. Essays by Elizabeth Makin Kornhauser, Amy Ellis, and Maureen Miesmer. Artists in the exhibition include William Holbrook Beard, Albert Bierstadt, George Caleb Bingham, William C. Bradford, John William Casilear, Thomas Chambers, Frederic Edwin Church, Thomas Cole, Samuel Colman, John Denison Crocker, Jasper Francis Cropsey, Robert S. Duncanson, Asher B. Durand, George Henry Durrie, Alvan Fisher, Sanford Robinson Gifford, James Hamilton, Martin Johnson Heade, George Inness, David Johnson, John F. Kensett, John Trumbull, John Vanderlyn, Jacob C. Ward, Worthington Whittredge, and Alexander Wyant. Includes selected bibliography and index. Printed in color and black-and-white.