Blodgett, Harold W. & Bradley Sculley.
Walt Whitman Leaves of Grass The Comprehensive Reader's Edition
. W.W. Norton & Co., Inc. New York, 1965. A comprehensive collection of the poetry of Walt Whitman with photographs and engravings.
Cooper, Helen A.
Thomas Eakins The Rowing Pictures
. Yale University Press. New Haven, 1996. A collection of paintings from the first exhibition of Eakins' rowing pictures, tracing his development in art from the beginning of his career.
Distel, Anne, Douglas W. Druick, Gloria Groom, Rudolphe Rapetti.
Gustave Caillebotte: Urban Impressionist
. Abbeyville Press. New York, 1995. A rich collection of the life and works of Gustave Caillebotte, based upon the Chicago exhibition in 1995, of 89 of his paintings and 28 drawings from private and public collections in Europe and the United States.
. Harvard University Press, 1982. A biography of the artist and his contribution to the world of American Realism, with selections of his paintings.
Herbert, Robert L.
Impressionism: Art, Leisure and Parisian Society
. Yale University Press. New Haven, 1998. An in-depth look at Paris during the time of the Impressionists, including a complete time-line of artists in historical context. Included are sections on all aspects of society and the art of the Impressionists.
Thomas Eakins The Heroism of Modern Life
. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1983. A study in the cultural context of the life of Thomas Eakins, with special attention to several works which illuminate Eakins' career.
Meyer, Susan E.
First Impressions Edgar Degas
. Harry. Abrams, Inc. New York, 1994. A very readable biography of the artist and his time. Includes 39 paintings and several of his sculptures. With photographs of the artist.
Degas: The Artist's Mind
. Holt, Reinhart, Winston. New York, 1976. A thorough look at the life and work of Edgar Degas, emphasizing his place vis à vis the Impressionists, his precursors and those whom he influenced, with attention to the intellectual power and originality of the artist.
Rich, Daniel Catton.
. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers. New York, 1985. A concise history of the artist including 40 color plates and seven black and white plates, individually described in detail.
Painting in America
. Thomas Y. Crowell Company. New York, 1956. A broad look at the painters of the American scene from the 18th century to present.
Poetry and Prose
. New York Penguin Books USA Inc. New York, 1982
A collection of Whitman's poetry and prose.
. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington. D.C., 1993. An examination of the life and works of Thomas Eakins, with attention to his American and European contemporaries (in the greater world of art), his interest in photography, and including an analysis of his critical reception.
Wooldridge, Susan G.
. Clarkson Potter Publishers. New York, 1996.
A how-to book of interesting and clever activities in the art of poetry writing.