My Favorite Hudson River School Paintings

Albert Bierstadt

Yosemite Valley, Yosemite Park, c. 1868, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California

Yosemite Valley, Yosemite Park, c. 1868, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California

 

 

Frederic Edwin Church

A Country Home, 1854, Seattle Art Museum

A Country Home, 1854, Seattle Art Museum

Twilight in the Wilderness, 1860, Cleveland Museum of Art

Twilight in the Wilderness, 1860, Cleveland Museum of Art

Niagara, 1857, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Niagara, 1857, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

 

 

Thomas Cole

(An interesting recent article about Cole)

View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm—The Oxbow, 1836, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm—The Oxbow, 1836, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

 

Jasper Francis Cropsey

Autumn on the Hudson, 1860, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Autumn on the Hudson, 1860, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

 

The Millennial Age, 1854

The Millennial Age, 1854

 

 

Asher Brown Durand

Early Morning at Cold Spring, 1850, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey

Early Morning at Cold Spring, 1850, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey

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Morning of Life, 1840, National Academy of Design, New York

Morning of Life, 1840, National Academy of Design, New York

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Evening of Life, 1840, National Academy of Design, New York

Evening of Life, 1840, National Academy of Design, New York

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Kindred Spirits, 1849, The New York Public Library, New York City

Kindred Spirits, 1849, The New York Public Library, New York City

Landscape--Scene from "Thanatopsis", 1850, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Landscape–Scene from “Thanatopsis”, 1850, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

John Frederick Kensett

Lake George, 1869, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Lake George, 1869, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

 

Emanuel Leutze

Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way, 1861, United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.

Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way, 1861, United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.

 

All images taken from Wikipedia unless otherwise noted

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