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The Course of Empire: The Arcadian State

The Course of Empire: The Arcadian State

Item # 19450
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The second painting for Thomas Cole's epic five-painting series The Course of Empire, which represents the rise and fall of an imaginary civilization, exploring in a universal sense, the cyclical relationship between nature and human progress and temporality of empires, both past and present. The Arcadian or Pastoral State depicts a newly cultivated landscape, conveying man's developing mastery of nature and ideas of peace and plenty.

Measures 10" x 13"

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