The Oxbow, by Thomas Cole, a noted Hudson River School artist. American Art. Early American Art. Most of early American art (from the late 18th century through the early 19th century) consists of history painting and portraits. Paul Revere by John Singleton Copley (1768).
Ralph Waldo Emerson artist
Hudson River School artist
"Let [the artist] scrupulously accept whatever [nature] presents him until he shall, in a degree, have become intimate with her infinity...never let him profane her sacredness by a willful departure from truth."
“Kindred Spirits” artist
1826 – 1900