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  • The Poetry of Nature: Hudson River School Landscapes from the New-York Historical Society

    Albert Bierstadt (1830–1902), Autumn Woods, 1886

    September 8 – November 25, 2018

    Poetry of Nature, comprised of some 40 paintings by 25 artists ranging in date from 1818 to 1886, offers a varied survey of important paintings conceived in the style of the Hudson River School and further enriched by each artist's personal vision. The exhibition also offers an opportunity to explore the exchanges of influence among a group of artists whose social and professional networks in New York City and at their favored sketching grounds established an artistic vision that we now recognize as the Hudson River School.

    Selected Images

    George Henry Boughton (1833–1905), Hudson River Valley from Fort Putnam, West Point, 1855 Louisa Davis Minot (1788–1858), Niagara Falls, 1818 Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823–1880), Landscape with River (Scene in Northern New York), 1849