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Smithsonian-Colman-Storm_King_on_the_Hudson-2130.jpg
Picturesque massif on the Hudson River has earned its name due to frequently being mantled with dramatic clouds. This feature made it a favorite subject of 19th-century painters. Colman's composition is quite complex, however, since it renders both…

Harbor Island--small.jpg
David Johnson was a second-generation school of the Hudson River School who studied with Jasper Francis Cropsey and was friends with his contemporaries John Frederick Kensett and John William Casilear. This is one of several paintings Johnson made of…

Kensett--Summer on Conesus Lake.jpg
A placid scene along the shore of this Finger Lake depicts men and women—there are no children present—at their leisure in genteel dress. Small groups are picnicking, lounging, boating, and perhaps courting.

Kensett, a second-generation painter…

Thomas_Worthington_Whittredge_-_Autumn_on_the_Delaware.jpg
We pause during a still moment, seemingly at dawn or dusk, as seven deer come to the Delaware River for water. Its placid surface and enclosure on all sides organizes the space; through a gap in the trees we behold mountains in the distance.…
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