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Hudson River School Stories

  • Paul G. Stein
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Behind-the-scenes vignettes of the Hudson River School, culled from the increasing abundance of online archival sources.

Blog entries from Hudson River School Stories

David Johnson (1827-1908) - "Near Buck Mountain" - pencil on paper


  • May 7th, 2012 17:04

When he wasn’t painting, Hudson River School artist David Johnson loved to draw, with confident lines on big sheets. ...

 Frank Anderson (1844-1891)--"Mount Beacon, Fishkill, New York"--Oil on Canvas--12 x 20 in.

The Painter of Peekskill

  • March 28th, 2012 16:50

Centuries of trained artists have flocked to cities (or nearby art colonies) where they enjoy the camaraderie of ...

Musée du Louvre

A New American in Paris?

  • February 22nd, 2012 17:23

Which American painting might the Louvre be about to acquire? As ArtFixDaily and other news organizations have ...

Jervis McEntee

McEntee's Masterpiece

  • February 5th, 2012 13:06

When Hudson River School artist Jervis McEntee’s wife Gertrude died in October 1878 at the age of 44 of an unknown ...

LAUREN SANSARICQ (B.  1990) - The Top of Kaaterskill Falls, 2011 - Oil on panel - 12 x 16 inches

The Studio of Nature

  • November 16th, 2011 17:13

For the Hudson River School artists there was no more sacred place than Kaaterskill Clove, the rocky, forested nave ...

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) - Looking Down Yosemite Valley, California - 64 1/2 x 96 1/2 in

Lives of a Painting

  • October 2nd, 2011 11:28

From one owner to another, from exhibition to auction, through years of adulation and years of neglect, a painting ...

Clarke Auction - December 15
Gianguan Auctions - December 16

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