The Hudson River School
American landscape painters working in the Northeast between 1825 and 1880 essentially span two generations. For the earliest landscape specialists like Thomas Cole and Asher Durand, nature tended to be either awe-inspiring in its ruggedness or was seen as a natural paradise to be recorded. Their best works capture American scenery with an energy and freshness as if seen for the first time.
Second generation artists such as John F. Kensett and Sanford Gifford painted a more familiar, domesticated nature typically shown in the context of work or recreation. The advantage of formal training often led this new generation of painters to interpret nature with a more sophisticated technique, differentiating themselves through individualized approaches to subject, color, and composition.
In the works of the best Hudson River School painters light, atmosphere, and the imagery of American scenery strike a chord of familiarity in all of us. This experience is heightened and made more personal through successive interpretations by the masters of The Hudson River School.
Currently we have available:
Mauritz Frederik Hendrik De Haas (American 1832-1895)
Morning, Long Island, circa 1880
Sanford Robinson Gifford (American 1823-1880)
Foothills of the Rockies, 1870
John Henry Hill (American 1839-1922)
Marsh Marigolds, 1853
John William Hill (American 1812-1879)
Fawn's Leap in the Catskills, 1864
Edward Moran (American 1829 - 1901)
Morning on Staten Island Shore, 1872
William Trost Richards (American 1833-1905)
Forest Clearing, 1868
Thomas Worthington Whittredge (American 1820-1910)
Roman Campagna, circa 1858-59