hudson river paintgs
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Before you call homeland security…
Thomas Cole, View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm (The Oxbow),
Edmund Coates, The Connecticut River from Mount Holyoke, 1855
David John Gue, View from Mount Holyoke, 1903
Why did the Hudson River School of artist make so many Landscape paintings?
Why did they paint so many views of the Connecticut River from the top of Mt. Holyoke (Skinner Mountain)?
It was part of their visual culture.
Randall Deihl, View of the Valley, 1985
The Connecticut River Near
Cathy Osman, Oxbow Revisited, 1993
Martha Armstrong, Oxbow from the Summit House, 1993
Mark Meunier, Valley View, 1995
David Moriarty, New World: Red, 1996
Robert Masla, View from the
Summit- Homage to Thomas Cole, 1996
How are these two pieces similar and
how are they different?
How’d they do that?
Robert Scott Duncanson