He was an American painter and lithographer born in England. He came to New York in 1850. He was a painter of animals, outdoor and sporting scenes. He had a love of the Adirondack Mountains and painted many scenes from this area, which were very popular.
Chacon, Melissa Professor Folland Art History 72 11 December 2011 "View of the Yosemite" Thomas Hill (1829- 1908) was one of the most influential painters of the 19th century. He produced many fine paintings of California and is most known for the beauty of the American mountain scenery. In 1853, he studied portraiture and every day, genre- scene painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. According to the National Museum of Wildlife Art, during the summer of 1854, Hill visited the White Mountains in New Hampshire, where he met and painted with several artists associated with the Hudson River School. The school was known for their romantic depictions of the American landscape.
When looking at the history of art and painting, many revolutions and movements are focused around Europe and its artists. Although the majority of the art history is traced back to European art, the artistic movements that were happening in Europe were not limited to European soil. Many painters in America were influenced by Romanticism, and Thomas Cole was one of those painters. Although Thomas Cole was anything but a simple American painter; he conveyed European culture to America and was a large contributor to the development of American heritage. A leading light and a bridge between generations of artists, Thomas Cole and his art were a strong foundation from which the future of American landscape painting would be built.
These seven men created numerous landscape paintings working together from nineteen twenty to nineteen thirty-one. Some famous paintings included Snow clouds, Billboard, Canal du Loing near Episy and Fine Weather, Georgian Bay. In nineteen thirty-one, The Group of Seven, which in its last exhibition welcomed the contributions of twenty-eight other artists. The Group of Seven decided to disband and form a new group that better represented artists from across the country. The Canadian Group of Painters held their first Show in nineteen thirty-three, exhibiting the work of fifty-two artists, including work from The Group of Seven.
Tom Roberts. Painting 1- “holiday sketch at Coogee” Painting 2- “Sheering the Rams” Thomas Roberts was born on the 9th of March 1856 and passed away on the 14th of September 1931. Roberts was a prominent Australian artist and a key member of the Heidelberg School. Roberts was born in England, he migrated with his family to Australia in 1869. Settling in Collingwood (Melbourne, Victoria) he worked as a photographer's assistant through the 1870s while studying art at night under Louis Buvelot and befriending others who were to become prominent artists.
In Roughing It, Mark Twain wrote about the romantic Nevada during the mine boom. Mark Twain also wrote about the closer frontier of the Mississippi Valley in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer with the theme of escape from tradition. Frederic Remington was one of the most beloved painters of the late 19thcentury; he romanticized the free-spirit of the cowboy in his paintings. Theodore Roosevelt explored the Dakota Badlands in the 1880’s and wrote The Winning of the West, a romanticized account of the westward
Paper one: Visual Arts Review American painter Paul Patton’s Late October (View of Rix Mills, Ohio) 1992, acrylic on canvas depicts the story of farm life in rural America in the eastern Ohio village of Rix Mills, the fields behind the farm houses are filled with cows and horses. The painting is in its original molded wood frame. Paul Patton grew up in Rix Mills, and at the age of sixty-four, began painting a series of village scenes entitled Rix Mills Remembered in his boyhood. The author depicts the painting over his boyhood, where he grew up. It is the painting of Rix Mills, a Central Ohio village on Route 313, six miles south of New Concord in Muskingum County.
More importantly, this particular work attracted the attention of famous artist, Washington Allston. Allston wanted Samuel to come with him to England to meet the famous British artist Benjamin west. An agreement for three year stay was made with Samuel and his father set sail with Allston aboard the Lydia on July 15, 1811. Upon his arrival in England, Samuel diligently worked on perfecting painting techniques under the careful eye of Allston and by the end of 1811; he gained admittance to the Royal
Being an avid outdoorsman this painting spoke to me like none of the others, it reminded me of all the memorable days I’ve spent backpacking through the Sierra Nevada mountains with my friends. This painting represents the raw beauty of the outdoors. This painting was painted using oil on canvas sometime before 1938. He used a very thick brush when painting this in order to create a “blotchy” effect
Fred Williams was influenced by Aboriginal art. Some of his landscapes depicted the landscape from an aerial perspective with a map-like quality, the picture being filled by deliberately placed marks. Experimenting with new techniques and different colour palettes, Williams was able to create an impressive display of varying artworks in his later years. His artworks often reflected the response that he had to the landscape, as well as displaying his mood at the time. As John Brack said in Fred Williams’ eulogy “Fred brought us a new vision of Australia’s landscape… changed the way we see our country: an achievement which will live long after all of us are gone”.