(Revised 8/2015 - 385 Larger (HD) Hudson River School paintings with biography/interesting facts page and annotations. Two new artists have been added to the revision, Albert Bierstadt and Sanford Robinson Gifford. Formatted for all Kindle devices, Kindle for iOS and Android Tablets.)
HUDSON RIVER SCHOOL Art Book contains 385 spectacular reproductions of landscapes, seascapes, wildlife and pastoral scenes with annotations and biography/interesting facts page for each artist. Book includes Table of Contents, Top 50 Museums of the World, and is formatted for all Kindle devices, Kindle for iOS and Android Tablets (use rotate and/or zoom feature on landscape/horizontal images for optimal viewing).
HUDSON RIVER SCHOOL ARTISTS
Albert Bierstadt, Asher B. Durand, Frederic E. Church, George Inness, Jasper F. Cropsey, John Kensett, Martin Johnson Heade, Sanford Robinson Gifford, Thomas Cole, Thomas Doughty, Thomas Moran, Worthington Whittredge.
§ Hudson River School was a mid-19th century art movement by a group of landscape painters influenced by romanticism.
§ Artist Thomas Cole is acknowledged as the founder of the Hudson River School.
§ The first generation of H.R.S artists only painted the Hudson River Valley and surrounding areas.
§ The H.R.S paintings reflect three primary themes: exploration, discovery and settlement.
§ The H.R.S artists believed that nature in the form of the American landscape was an ineffable manifestation of God.
§ The H.R.S paintings prompted people to preserve the national parks and create city parks.