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  • Hudson River School Analysis

    an excellent look into 1850s America but a useful tool for interpreting contemporary culture. The Hudson River school is an art movement that emerged in the mid 19th century. It is named for its origin in the Hudson River Valley area of New York but it quickly built a presence across all of New England. The location of the movement is central to an understanding of it due to its focus on the beauty and sanctity of nature. Prominent painters of the Hudson River school style saw North America as a manifestation of God and their art was just as much a religious expression as it was an appreciation…

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  • Thomas Cole: Founder Of The Hudson River School

    Thomas Cole was an influential American Romantic landscape painter and founder of the Hudson River School. While he was born in England in 1801, his family moved to America while he was in his teens (2016). He then became a wood engraver and then joined his father’s wallpaper business. Shortly after leaving the family business for the second time to pursue painting his work began to attract attention (Avery, 2009). Three of his landscapes were noticed by artists Colonel John Trumbull, Asher B.…

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  • Haywain Painting Analysis

    The Haywain by John Constable, 1821, is oil painted on canvas and by the size of the painting, it is a large-scale artwork that requires a lot of details. This is landscape image as it discussed on out the textbook. The artist translated and created the painting based on the real world image. The artist used the visual art to present the form to the viewers to perceive through their lense. Landscape are popular in the United States and Europe in the nineteenth century. Landscaping requires a lot…

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  • Examples Of Impressionism In Walden

    Sierra Nevada, California is an oil painting, and it is a prime example of a romantic landscape. Bierstadt was a successful artist creating at the end of the of the Romantic period. By referencing this painting, I will be able to analyze and interpret the pre-impressionist idea of nature with the Impressionist’s idea and then put both ideas into conversation with Thoreau’s work, Walden. The Oxbow is a Romantic landscape that idealizes nature and glorifies it in an unnatural way. Cole was one…

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  • Joseph Turner's Rockets And Blue Lights

    Joseph Mallord William Turner was an English artist who gained notoriety from his landscape paintings that utilize the dynamic lights that illuminate the scenery he builds. Joseph Turner’s work innovated and popularized landscape painting, which laid the foundation for impressionism to come into prevalence after the Romantic period. This is observed in his painting Rockets and Blue Lights, painted in 1840 with oil on canvas. Rockets and Blue Lights displays a coastal view of the ocean that…

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  • Turner And The Barber's Shop Analysis

    share the story and my understanding with you. In the essay, “Turner and the Barber’s Shop”, John Berger narrates the life and art of Joseph Mallord William Turner who is one of the most important artists in history. Turner was born in London, the son of a barber. “He was a child prodigy” and entered the Royal Academy Schools at fourteen (215). Next, He had his own studio at eighteen, and his father becomes the assistant and factotum. He had very close relation with his father, and the barber’s…

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  • General Wolfe Nature

    Throughout American art, nature has played an important role in depicting a specific time and place in American history or serving as beautiful backdrops to showcase wealth and stature. Weather it is Jutus Engelhardt Kuhn’s portrait of Fig 3.4 Henry Darnall III or Benjamin West’s depicting Fig 4.23 The Death of General Wolfe, we are taken back to a specific time in our country’s history and as we move through time artist like John Vanderlyn’s portrayal of Fig 4.52 The Death of Jane McCrea he…

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  • Architectural Fantasy

    The Architectural Fantasy by Hubert Robert was painted during a period of time in France that was very pivotal. Painted within 20 years of the fall of the French monarchy during the rise of Napoleon, Architectural Fantasy reflects the former works of Hubert Robert while also depicting a slight change in subject matter. Although the painting is of a building, it evokes qualities of a landscape painting with its broad views. Romantic paintings from this era were defined by their use of light and…

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  • John Martin Visual Analysis

    Every piece of art, music, paintings, books were shaped by the ideas drawn from the Bible. Many artists were interested in recreating how they believed events in the Bible looked like. John Martin is one artist that creates panoramic landscape paintings inspired by these historical events. The ideas of Romanticism and Realism are expressed heavily in artwork during the Biblical movement. Other artists techniques can be compared and contrasted to Martin’s. His technique is one of idyllic…

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  • Destruction By Thomas Cole Summary

    The 18th century witnessed not only the advancement of the industrial revolution but also the rise of European Romanticism and the influence of Romantic ideas in the arts. European romanticists greatly loved nature and disdained technology, they glorified the rural way of living and believed poetry to be superior to the sciences. Out of the many famous artists at that time is Thomas Cole. Born in 1818 in Bolton, he is an English artist, who moved from Lancashire and settled in New York 1832. He…

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