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The Hudson River School

America, 1835 to 1870


The Hudson River School encompasses two generations of painters inspired by Thomas Cole's, awesomely Romantic images of America's wilderness - in the Hudson River Valley and also in the newly opened West. The particular use of light effects, to lend an exaggerated drama to such elements as mist and sunsets, developed into a subspecialty known as Luminism.

In addition to Thomas Cole, the best-known practioners of this style were Frederic Edwin Church and Albert Bierstadt.
        

 
 
Chronological Listing of Hudson River School Painters
 
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Thomas Doughty 1793-1856 American Painter
Ben Lomond
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Asher B. Durand 1796-1886 American Painter
James Madison
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Thomas Cole 1801-1848 English/American Painter
Thomas Cole: River in the Catskills
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Robert W. Weir 1803-1889 American Painter
Mothers Lessons, Amalfi, 1857
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V. DeGrailly 1804-1889 French Painter
Niagara Falls Scene
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Fitz Hugh Lane 1804-1865 American Painter
Fitz Hugh Lane: Boston Harbor
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Thomas Chambers 1808-1866 English/American Painter
Thomas Chambers: Hudson Valley, Sunset
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Johann Hermann Carmiencke 1810-1867 German/American Painter
 
John William Casilear 1811-1893 American Painter
 
George Loring Brown 1814-1889 American Painter
George Loring Brown: View of the Mythens Near Schwyz
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Edmund Coates 1816-1871 American Painter
 
Regis-Francois Gignoux 1816-1882 French/American Painter
Indian Summer, 1855
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Daniel Huntington 1816-1906 American Painter
Daniel Huntington: Southern Portrait
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John Frederick Kensett 1816-1872 American Painter
Bish Bash Falls, 1855-60
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Thomas Prichard Rossiter 1818-1871 American Painter
Muses and Graces
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Martin Johnson Heade 1819-1904 American Painter
Sunlight and Shadows
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Thomas Worthington Whittredge 1820-1910 American Painter
On the Cache la Poudre River, Colorado
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Robert Scott Duncanson 1821-1872 African-American Painter
 
William Louis Sonntag 1822-1900 American Painter
Sunset On The Maine Coast
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Jasper Francis Cropsey 1823-1900 American Painter
Jasper Francis Cropsey: Evening, 1859
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Sanford Robinson Gifford 1823-1880 American Painter
Moment's Rest
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William Hart 1823-1894 Scottish/American Painter
 
Charles W. Knapp 1823-1900 American Painter
 
Paul Weber 1823-1916 German/American Painter
Summer Landscape, c. 1860
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George Inness 1825-1894 American Painter
Sunset at Etretat
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Frederic Edwin Church 1826-1900 American Painter
Church: Cayambe
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David Johnson 1827-1908 American Painter
Boating on Lake George, 1870
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James McDougal Hart 1828-1901 Scottish/American Painter
 
Thomas Hill 1829-1908 English/American Painter
Yosemite Falls
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Albert Bierstadt 1830-1902 German/American Painter
Albert Bierstadt: Mountain Out of The Mist
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Herman Herzog 1831-1932 German/American Painter
Sentinel Rock, Yosemite
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Louis Remy Mignot 1831-1870 American Painter
Mignot: Niagara Falls
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Samuel Colman 1832-1920 1832-1920 American Painter
View Of Florence, 1874
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Francis A. Silva 1835-1886 American Painter
Late Afternoon, Haverstraw Bay, 1871
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Alfred Thompson Bricher 1837-1908 American Painter
A Pleasant Afternoon, 1880
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Thomas Moran 1837-1926 English/American Painter
Canyon Mists: Zoroaster Peak, Grand Canyon
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