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Asher B. Durand - Shandaken Range, Kingston, New York, circa 1854

Painting the American Vision

In the mid-1800s, a loosely knit group of American painters-now known as the Hudson River School-forged an "American" landscape that regarded the natural…

A River Landscape - Asher Brown Durand 1858

A River Landscape - Asher Brown Durand 1858 - de Young

Oil on canvas 32 x 48 (81.3 x 121.9 cm) A River Landscape - Asher Brown Durand 1858 de Young Museum deyoung.famsf.org Golden Gate Park - 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive - San Francisco, CA 94118

Francis Towne watercolor  Reminds me a bit like Grant Wood...colors & trees...a very enjoyable image.

Francis Towne watercolor Reminds me a bit like Grant Wood...colors & trees...a very enjoyable image.

This hair style is called a la Chinoise: about 1829, its was created by pulling back and side hair into a knot at the top of the head, while hair at forehead and temples was arranged in curls.

Flower Pots and Romanticism: The 10 Second Poke Bonnet

Hats!”Portrait of a Woman Seated Beneath a Tree” by Merry Joseph Blondel, 1830 I love hats! The right hat can complete an outfit in a way no other accessory can. For women in particular…

Arte, dettagli, veli, sensualità e ingenuità ! Art, details, veils, sensuality and naivety!

Arte, dettagli, veli, sensualità e ingenuità ! Art, details, veils, sensuality and naivety!

Francis Towne. In Kensington Gardens 1797

‘In Kensington Gardens’, Francis Towne, 1797 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘In Kensington Gardens’, Francis Towne, 1797

Francis Towne, ‘Naples and Capri’ 1798

‘Naples and Capri’, Francis Towne, 1786 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘Naples and Capri’, Francis Towne, 1786 Towne was one of a pioneering generation of watercolour artists who endowed the medium, traditionally associated with rather humble, descriptive artistic work, with a new sense of ambition. In 1780–81 he travelled in Italy, sketching the landscape. On his return he received commissions for watercolours based on these observational sketches, of which this one. The sense of abstract design and the clarity of his watercolours were highly…

Haytley, Edward. “The Montagu Family at Sandleford Priory.” 1744. Painting. Verso. Web. 31 Mar. 2014.

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During the eighteenth century, the relationship between humans and the non-human world became very ambiguous. Literature written during this time period focused on “the paradoxical recognition that…

The Village Inn Painting

The Village Inn by Arthur Claude Strachan

The Village Inn Painting by Arthur Claude Strachan