Hudson River school

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  • The Hudson River School The Hudson River School was a group of painters, who between 1820s and the late nineteenth century, established the first true tradition of landscape painting in the United States. Their paintings included scenes of the Hudson River Valley and the adjoining mountains of New York and Vermont, as well as far flung sights around the world.
  • John William Casilear

    John William Casilear Casilear was born in New York City. His first professional training was under prominent New York engraver Peter Maverick in the 1820s, then with Asher Durand, himself an engraver at the time. Casilear and Durand became friends, and both worked as engravers in New York through the 1830s
  • Julian Alden Weir

    Julian Alden Weir
    Julian Alden Weir (August 30, 1852 – December 8, 1919) was an American impressionist painter and member of the Cos Cob Art Colony near Greenwich, Connecticut.
  • Thomas Cole

    Thomas Cole
    The artist Thomas Cole is generally acknowledged as the founder of the Hudson River School. Cole took a steamship up the Hudson in the autumn of 1825, the same year the Erie Canal opened, stopping first at West Point, then at Catskill landing where he ventured west high up into the eastern Catskill Mountains of New York State to paint the first landscapes of the area. The first review of his work appeared in the New York Evening Post on Nov. 22, 1825[3].
  • Albert Bierstadt

    Albert Bierstadt .Albert Bierstadt (January 8, 1830 – February 18, 1902) was a German-American painter best known for his lush, sweeping landscapes of the American West.
  • Asher B. Durand

    Asher B. Durand .Asher B. Durand 1845 and evolving into the Luminist and late Romantic schools, landscape painting was the prevalent genre of 19th century American art.
  • Frederic Edwin Church

    Frederic Edwin Church In May 1848, Church was elected as the youngest Associate of the National Academy of Design and was promoted to Academician the following year. Soon after, he sold his first major work to Hartford's Wadsworth Atheneum.
  • Second generation of Hudson River School art River School artson_River_School. The second generation of Hudson River school artists emerged to prominence after Cole's premature death in 1848
  • Hudson's finest work

    Hudson's finest work
    Most of the finest works of the Hudson River school were painted between 1855 and 1875.
  • Edward Willis Redfield

    Edward Willis Redfield Redfield was born in 1869 in Bridgeville, Delaware. He showed artistic talent at an early age, and from 1887 to 1889 studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. While there he met Robert Henri, who was later to become an important American painter of the Ashcan School, and the two became lifelong friends.
  • Emile Albert Gruppe

    Emile Albert Gruppe Gruppe's artistic career began in 1915 but was briefly interrupted in 1917, when he spent a year in the United States Navy. He made his permanent studio in Gloucester, Massachusetts and became a member of the Cape Ann school of artists.