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  • The Hudson RIver School Of Artist

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    The Hudson River School The Hudson River school represents the first native genre of distinctly American art. The school began to produce art works in the early 1820s; comprised of a group of loosely organized painters who took as their subject the unique naturalness of the undeveloped American continent, starting with the Hudson River region in New York, but eventually extending through space and time all the way to California and the 1870s. During the period, that the school’s

  • Romanticism in the Hudson River School of Painting

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    Romanticism in the Hudson River School of Painting This group was formed by American landscape painters who were present from 1825 to 1880. Their work constituted of interest in realistic illustration of nature and a fascination to celebrate precisely the American scenery. Until its emergence, most artists seemed more interested in making portraits than painting murals. Those who did landscapes generally always turned to Europe for guidance on subject matter and skills. Subjects similar to the

  • Analysis of Artwork The Beeches by Asher B. Durand

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    trend in the work of the Hudson River School. It depicts a scene showing a tranquil mood. Durand was influenced by the work of the English landscape painter John Constable, whose vertical formats and truth to nature he absorbed while visiting England in 1840. The naissance of the Hudson River School style launched a new era of artwork. Thomas Cole started this school and it was because of him American landscape painting came of age with the success. This was the first school of painting in the United

  • thomas cole

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    painting of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson River. He is said to have made a big impact on artists like Frederick Church and Albert Bierstadt. Sadly, Cole died early of a disease on February 11, 1848. But his life wasn’t fruitless, he helped lead the first school of landscape called the Hudson River School into the making; were many more leading artists came. Thomas Dougherty, Asher Brown Durand, Albert Bierstadt, and others came from the Hudson River School and they all became romantic realists

  • Thomas Cole: Proficient Romanticism Artist

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    artist. Undoubtedly because of his extensive traveling and studying various landscapes, Cole is one of the most well known landscape artist in America. Cole painted many landscape paintings, one of these being The Oxbow. Established by Cole the Hudson River School of Romantic Landscapes was created to teach students about painting landscapes. As American nature became realized to be beautiful and divine more and more artists commenced painting the eminent nature that God created for them. As Cole traveled

  • Thomas Cole

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    create a “higher style of landscape that would express moral or religious tones.” In 1836, Cole married Maria Barstow and settled in Catskill, New York. Catskill would obviously become the inspiration for his piece, “Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River”. From these paintings he influenced many other artists. Among these artists were Frederick Edwin Church and Albert Bierstadt. ... ... middle of paper ... ...s Cole did an excellent job in portraying realism in his paintings. He helped America

  • Frederic Edwin Church's Contribution to Defining America

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    FOREWORD Frederic Edwin Church was clearly an epic and defining figure among the Hudson River School painters, particularly in his collaborative efforts in developing a sense of national identity for America, but also in fostering tourism through landscape painting, political influence, and entrepreneurialism. By answering the national call for artists and writers to define American landscape, Church took the first steps towards becoming, not only one of America’s greatest painters, but also a successful

  • Fredric Edwin Church's Eclectic Olana House on the Hudson River Valley

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    In the Hudson River Valley sits several unique and diverse houses, from the Livingston Family house Clermont, to Lynhurst a gothic style castle. Nestled in with these eclectic houses sits another called Olana House, whose original owner was the famed Hudson River School artist Frederic Edwin Church. From a distance it looks to be some kind of Middle Eastern palace that brightly radiates uniqueness as it sits among the beautiful landscape of the Hudson River Valley. It was built in the latter part

  • Analysis Of Thomas Cole's View Of Schroon Mountain

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    There are various art pieces to choose from, so I chose the artwork by Thomas Cole, View of Schroon Mountain. Before I start to talk about his painting I will inform some information about him. He was known for being realistic and having a lot of detail in his portrayal of American landscapes in the wilderness. He was born in Bolton, Lancashire, England. Cole immigrated to the U.S. and settled in Ohio. He was a primary painter of landscapes and had his time in some allegorical pieces. Later, in 1825

  • The Hudson River

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    The Hudson River Hudson River is one of the beautiful rivers in the state of New York . Hudson river was named after Henry Hudson but was founded by another man named Giovanni da Verrazzano.Hudson river is a very nice place to go site seeing. On the river boats, jet ski’s, and other automobiles. Hudson river is a river that is in between New Jersey and New York. Hudson river length is 315 miles long and 507 kilometers. This river is in between two states, one is New