No, really. The Structure of Aesthetic Revolutions II
…As a result, one of the duties of the American elite was to spend their time having exquisite experiences that would ennoble their offspring. And experiences in painting don't get much more 'exquisite' than in the Tonalist landscapes of John Henry Twachtman or George Inness:

J.H. Twachtman: Arques-la-Bataille, 1885
J. H. Twachtman, Arques-la-Bataille, 1885

That's Twachtman… T-W-A-C-H-T-M-A-N.

(Great painting, though.)

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