By mid-century, painters were flocking to the area, and their works often depicted literal views of the mountains and the unique granite formations within the region. To view how literal these depictions were, we have provided a number of Photo Comparisons to actual scenes in the White Mountains.
Many American artists, including Champney, spent some time in Europe. In a few cases, like George Loring Brown, an artist would spend most of his life in foreign countries, particularly in Europe. There they depicted life in the city or the suburbs, rather than nature in its raw and undeveloped state... Read more