Eleanor Jones Harvey is senior curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She received her PhD in the history of art from Yale University. Harvey is the author of The Civil War and American Art, The Voyage of the Icebergs: Frederic Church’s Arctic Masterpiece, and The Painted Sketch: American Impressions from Nature, 1830–1880.

Books in order of publication:

The Painted Sketch: American Impressions from Nature, 1830-1880 – 1988

The Voyage of the Icebergs: Frederic Church’s Arctic Masterpiece – 2002

The Civil War and American Art – 2012

Alexander Von Humboldt and the United States: Art, Nature, and Culture – 2020