Category Archives: Hudson River School Artists

Christianity and the Work of Thomas Cole, Founder of the Hudson River School

By Ben Lehr Thomas Cole, born in 1801, was a landscape artist who is known today as the founder of the Hudson River School. Christianity had a significant influence on his landscape paintings, and on the paintings of other Hudson … Continue reading

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The Influence of Geology on Hudson River School Painters

By Devina Vaid Today, we tend to think of science and art as two distinctly different fields of knowledge, with entirely different approaches that do not overlap. However in the mid- nineteenth century, ordinary people, as well as those who … Continue reading

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