Alexander Van Laer
American, 1857-1920
Alexander Van Laer
American, 1857-1920

Alexander van Laer was inspired by George Inness’s notion of the “civilized landscape”—scenes where …

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Alexander van Laer was inspired by George Inness’s notion of the “civilized landscape”—scenes where the signs of human habitation take the form of stone walls, untended orchards, and abandoned cart tracks. Drawing on the design inspiration of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, van Laer assembled his landscape elements, …

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