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  • Tags: Long Island

HenningCharles--Long Island Landscape.jpg
A soothing rural landscape fades into the hazy distance. Its design is mostly symmetrical, save for a red barn and fence at left center; humans and livestock are conspicuous in their absence. Perhaps the painting's most remarkable feature is its…

Cheney--Long Island Farm.jpg
This landscape illuminates the life of farmers working in Long Island, New York. The painting represents a time period when suburbia begins to emerge, as viewers can see the juxtaposition between the cityscape in the background and the simplicity of…

Tryon--Montauk--large.JPG
Painted in a luminist style, vividly breaking waves contrast with shadows on dunes; a play of light and shadows upon gently billowing clouds parallels this juxtaposition overhead. In a feature typical of marine art from this time, the tiny sails of…

Charles Lenker's Property.jpg
Excerpted from a larger bird's-eye view of Freeport, NY this image shows an agricultural business located on North Main Street; we see a streetcar in the foreground. Lenker is described as a "Florist and Nurseryman," although given Freeport's…
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