The Oxbow , Thomas Cole, 1836. American Romanticism. Imagination and the Individual. 1800 - 1860. “I unsettle all things. No facts are to me sacred; none are profane; I simply experiment, an endless seeker, with no Past at my back.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson. Forging a Cultural Identity.
Birch and Maple, Asher Brown Durand, 1855.
Kindred Spirits, Asher Brown Durand, 1849.
Cascade, William Stanley Haseltine.
Landscape. River Running Between Pastures, Christopher Pearse Cranch c. 1850.
William Cullen Bryant, c. 1876.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Southworth & Hawes, c. 1857.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Woodland Interior,Asher B. Durand, c. 1855.
Henry David Thoreau in June 1856 (Aged 39), 1856.
The Old Pine, Darien, Connecticut, John Frederick Kensett .