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William Alex, Calvert Vaux, Architect and Planner, Ink (New York 1994)

Gerald L. Carr, Frederic Edwin Church; In Search of the Promised Land, Berry-Hill Galleries (New York 2000) at 100-106 (chapter “No Finer Views in the World; The Olana Landscape”)

Gerald L. Carr, Olana Landscapes; The World of Frederic E. Church, Rizzoli (New York 1989)

Thomas Weston Fels, see Krawitz.

James Thomas Flexner, That Wilder Image; The Paintings of America’s Native School from Thomas Cole to Winslow Homer, Bonanza Books (New York 1962) at 167 (” [Church] occupied himself himself in travel and in making more picturesque the villa Olana, which he had designed (with the help of the architect Calvert Vaux) in a Victorian-Persian style and had built on a high cliff overlooking the Hudson.”)

Michael Gotkin, Artists’ Handmade Houses, Abrams (New York 2011) at 152-167, “Frederic Edwin Church; Olana, Hudson, New York”

Dorothy Heyl, ed., The Campaign to Save Olana; An Oral History, David Huntington (Hudson, NY 2009)

John K. Howat, Frederic Church, Yale University Press (New Haven 2005)

David C. Huntington, The Landscapes of Frederic Edwin Church; Vision of an American Era, George Braziller (New York 1966)

David C. Huntington, “Olana: The Center of the Center of the World,” in World Art; Themes of Unity in Diversity, vol. III at 767, Pennsylvania State University Press (Pennsylvania 1969)

Francis R. Kowsky, Country, Park and City; The Architecture and Life of Calvert Vaux, Oxford University Press (New York 1998) at 206-214 et alia (“For all his genius as a painter, Church, I believe, was not up to orchestrating architectural space and outdoor vistas as finely as they are here.“)

Henry Krawitz, ed., Fire & Ice; Treasures from the Photographic Collection of Frederic Church at Olana, Cornell University Press (Ithaca, NY 2002), including essay by Thomas Weston Fels on Church, Olana, and the photographs at Olana.

Katharine Kuh, Art in New York State; New York World’s Fair 1964; The River: Places and People, Buffalo Fine Arts Academy (Buffalo 1964)

Russell Lynes, The Tastemakers, Harper & Brothers (New York 1954)

Sandra S. Phillips, Charmed Places; Hudson River Artists and Their Houses, Studios and Vistas, Harry N. Abrams (New York 1988)

James Anthony Ryan, Frederic Church’s Olana; Architecture and Landscape as Art, Black Dome Press (Hensonville, NY 2001)