The Hudson River School was a mid-19th century American art movement embodied by a group of landscape painters whose... Read more
Summer Afternoon

oil on canvas
22 1/2 x 35 in. (57.2 x 88.9 cm)

Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, NY

Durand, Asher Brown GA
Sunday Afternoon, Berkshire County, Mass.

oil on canvas
27.31 x 46.36 cm (10 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.) framed: 38.1 x 57.15 x 5.08 cm (15 x 22 1/2 x 2 in.)

Harvard University Art Museums

Cambridge, MA

Hart, James McDougal GA

c. 1880
oil on canvas
17 1/4 x 36 3/8 in. (43.8 x 92.4 cm) Framed: 28 1/16 x 47 3/16 x 5 in.

Detroit Institute of Arts

Detroit, MI

Heade, Martin Johnson GA
Sunset After Rain, A Sketch from Nature

c. 1866
oil on paper
6 in. x 10 in. (15.24 cm x 25.4 cm)

Mattatuck Museum

Waterbury, CT

Colman, Samuel GA
Sunset In The Hudson Highlands

oil on canvas
h: 12.1 x w: 16.1 in / h: 30.7 x w: 40.9 cm

Hawthorne Fine Art, LLC

New York, NY

Suydam, James Augustus Unrated
Sunset Sky

oil on canvas
20 x 32 in. (50.8 x 81.3 cm)

Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, NY

Kensett, John Frederick GA
Sunset after a storm in the Catskill mountains

c. 1860
oil on canvas
12 x 20 in. (30.5 x 50.8 cm) Framed: 16 7/8 x 24 7/8 x 2 1/4 in.

Detroit Institute of Arts

Detroit, MI

Cropsey, Jasper Francis GA
Sunset in the Catskills

Oil on Canvas
Overall: 76 x 116.9 cm (29 15/16 x 46")

Brigham Young University, Museum of Fine Arts

Provo, UT

Bricher, Alfred Thompsonnotes
This tranquil rendering of the sun setting in the Catskill Mountains of New York State creates a vision of the American landscape as a peaceful paradise. Much of the American landscape, however, was anything but peaceful when Bricher painted this work. The illusion of harmony created by the portrayal of satisfied cows, a red barn, and trees framing a...
The Birches Of The Catskills

ca. 1875
oil on canvas mounted on paperboard
13 1/4 x 7 3/4 in. (33.5 x 19.8 cm)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Washington, D.C.

Whittredge, Worthingtonnotes
Worthington Whittredge found it difficult to adjust to painting the New England landscape after almost ten years abroad. He described the forests as “a mass of decaying logs and tangled brush wood” that were completely different from the “well-ordered” European views he was used to. (The Autobiography of Worthington Whittredge, 1942,...
The Brook In The Woods

ca. 1885–86
oil on canvas
28 x 36 in. (71.1 x 91.4 cm)

Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, NY

Whittredge, Worthington Unrated
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