Hudson River School Artists and Famous Landscape Paintings

The Hudson River School  art movement is known for its skilled landscape artists who made a name in the history. It was a movement which started in the middle of 19th century and was highly attracted by “romanticism”. The art works of this era was closely related to the landscapes found near the Hudson River Valley and nearby areas including White Mountains, Catskill etc.   

Hudson River School Movement:

The paintings outlined a close relationship between humans and nature. Most of the works were amazingly detailed, realistic and imaginative. It was the American landscape that was portrayed through these paintings. It was believed that these places were beautiful creations by the god.

List of Hudson River School artists:

  • Charles Baker (1839-1888)
  • Albert Bierstadt (1830- 1902)
  • John William Casilear (1811- 1893)
  • Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900)
  • Thomas Cole (1801-1848)
  • Samuel Colman (1832-1920)
  • Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823-1900)
  • Thomas Doughty (1793-1856)
  • Asher Brown Durand (1796- 1886)
  • Robert Duncanson (1821- 1872)
  • Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823-1880)
  • James McDougal Hart (1828- 1901)
  • William Hart (1823-1894)
  • William Stanley Haseltine (1835-1900)
  • Martin Johnson Heade (1819- 1904)
  • Hermann Ottomar Herzog (1831-1932)
  • Thomas Hill (1829-1908)
  • David Johnson (1827-1908)
  • John Frederick Kensett (1816-1872)
  • Jervis McEntee (1828-1891)
  • Thomas Moran (1837-1926)
  • Robert Walter Weir (1803-1889)
  • Worthington Whittredge (1820-1910)

Famous Hudson River Landscape Paintings:

Albert Bierstadt


hudson-river-famous-artistJohn William Casilear

hudson-river-movementFrederic Edwin Church

best-hudson-river-artistThomas Cole

thomas-cole-famous-paintingSamuel Colman

Samuel ColmanJasper Francis Cropsey

hudson-river-artistThomas Doughty

hudson-river-styleAsher Brown Durandhudson-river-artistRobert Duncanson


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