Hudson River school


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Hudson River school

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A group of American landscape painters active from about 1825 to 1875 whose works, influenced by European Romanticism, depict the beauty and grandeur of areas such as the Hudson River Valley, the Catskill Mountains, and Niagara Falls.
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Noun1.Hudson River school - the first coherent school of American art; active from 1825 to 1870; painted wilderness landscapes of the Hudson River valley and surrounding New England
art movement, artistic movement - a group of artists who agree on general principles
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Original nineteenth-century Hudson River School landscapes by Thomas Cole, in reproduction with permission, hang in each guest room and the work of modern Hudson River School painter Jane Bloodgood-Abrams is featured in the lobby.
Around the same time, artists and writers were producing works that put a spotlight on the region: The landscape paintings coming out of the Hudson River School, and literary releases such as Washington Irving's "Rip Van Winkle" and The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper.
Indeed, Spanagel draws connections between interest in natural history to both the literature of the day and the art of the Hudson River School.
The Hudson River School rates an entry in the catalogue's glossary, but its potent vision of an immense New World ripe for discovery is notably absent.
Among the American works presented at auction will be a quiet landscape created by a leading member of the Hudson River School, Sanford Robinson Gifford.
The book opens with "The Hudson River School," in which Searcy's dental hygienist tells him the story of her father, a Texas rancher who uses a tape recording of his infant daughter's crying to lure a sheep-thieving coyote to its doom.
Created by artist Jeff Quinn and produced by combining a hand-painted technique with scanned materials, the mural depicts a mix of elements including a landscape and sky inspired by the 19th century Hudson River School art movement, and a depiction of the numeral "One" sitting amidst a foreground composed of photographic images of the current Jersey City skyline.
You can learn and look in to the world of Hudson River School landscapes at 1 p.
org) is hosting Nature and the American Vision: The Hudson River School, a major showing of paintings from the New-York Historical Society.
Born the 1st of June, 1828, this restless man from Schenectady set aside a fairly promising painting career at the Hudson River School to help found the nation's first critical art journal, The Crayon.
There is special mention of the valleyAEs inspiration to the Hudson River School painters of the 19th century.
Materials can also be accessed via indexes for sea poets, Winslow Homer, and the Hudson River School of art.

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