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  • Eye Candy for Today: Durand’s Beeches

    The Beeches, Asher Brown Durand In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Use the zoom or download links under the image on their page. Durand is my favorite of the Hudson River painters, partly because of the influence of Constable, and partly because he was more likely than most of the others to paint intimate scenes…

  • Durand reattributed to Inness

    In what is an instructive example of the ever shifting landscape of art history, and the mercurial nature of the past in general, a painting in the Dallas Museum of Art that had long ben attributed to the hand of Hudson River School painter Asher B. Durand has been reassigned to George Inness, another great…

  • Birge Harrison

    Lowell Birge Harrison was an American landscape painter, active the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was associated with the Tonalist school and was noted for the play of light in his winter landscapes and atmospheric cityscapes. He studied initially at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, while Thomas Eakins was teaching there,…

  • The Poetry of Nature, Hudson River painters at the Brandywine River Museum

    “The Poetry of Nature: A Golden Age of American Landscape Painting” is an exhibition on view at the Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, PA until June 12, 2016. Organized from the collection of the New York Historical Society, the exhibition features beautiful and often large scale works by Hudson River School painters…

  • Albert Bierstadt

    By the time Albert Bierstadt began painting his dramatic landscapes in the middle of the 19th Century, the mountains of New York’s Hudson valley, once the epitome of the American wilderness, had been widely portrayed by two generations of painters, from Thomas Cole and Asher Durand to Frederick Church, John Frederick Kensett and the Luminists.…

  • Self-portraits #14

    Another in my series of posts of artists’ self-portraits. The series started when I got tired of hearing about “selfies”, and came out with an attitude of “You want selfies? I show you some selfies!”, but gradually relaxed into an ongoing series based on variety. (Images above, links to my posts: Ivan Shishkin, Laura Johnson…