The Hudson River School was a mid-19th century American art movement embodied by a group of landscape painters whose... Read more
Scene from "Last of the Mohicans," Cora Kneeling at the Feet of Tamenund

oil on canvas.
25 3/8 x 35 1/16 in. (64.5 x 89.1 cm).

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Hartford, CT

Cole, Thomasnotes
Description: Against mountain scenery the tiny figures of Native Americans are gathered on a rocky ledge for their tribal ceremony. Above them a large rock formation dwarfs the figures.
Scene from Berchtesgadener Land

oil on canvas
23 x 36 in.

Orlando Museum of Art

Orlando, FL

Herzog, Herman GA
Schroon Mountain, Adirondacks

oil on canvas.
39 3/4 x 63 in. (1.010 x 1.60 cm).

Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland, OH

Cole, Thomas GA
Seconnet Point, Rhode Island

ca. 1880
oil on canvas
13 5/8 x 20 7/8 in. (34.7 x 53.0 cm)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Washington, D.C.

Whittredge, Worthingtonnotes
Worthington Whittredge traveled to Newport, Rhode Island, in the fall of 1877. He was inspired by the French painter Charles-Francois Daubigny. One of the forerunners of impressionism, Daubigny emphasized the effects of light and color on the landscape (Janson, Worthington Whittredge, 1989). In this painting, Whittredge used bright, clean colors and...
Sierra Nevada

ca. 1871-1873.
oil on canvas.
38 1/2 x 56 1/2 in. (97.8 x 143.5 cm).

Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Winston-Salem, NC

Bierstadt, Albert GA
Steaming Through The Hudson Valley

Oil on Canvas
33.3 x 50 in. / 84.5 x 127 cm.

Private Collection

Unknown, USA

Boutelle, DeWitt Clinton GA
Storm King on the Hudson

oil on canvas
32 1/8 x 59 7/8 in. (81.6 x 152.0 cm.)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Washington, D.C.

Colman, Samuel GA
Storm in the Mountains

ca. 1870
Oil on canvas
96.52 x 152.72 cm (38 x 60 1/8 in.)

Museum of Fine Arts

Boston, MA

Bierstadt, Albert GA
Study of Beeches

oil on canvas
14 3/4 x 10 3/8 in. (37.5 x 26.4 cm)

Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, NY

Kensett, John Frederick GA
Summer - The Passing Shower

oil on canvas
13 x 20 inches

St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

St. Johnsbury, VT

Hart, Williamnotes
William Hart's Summer—The Passing Shower offers a charming pendant for his later Autumn Morning. Here, his depiction of a sudden summer rain storm provides an opportunity to explore varying effects of light and shadow falling across the landscape. The rain does not disrupt the peacefulness of the scene, however, as the cattle in the foreground, the...
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