Trees within artwork – part II

Following on from my post a week or two ago regarding trees featured in painting by Albert Bierstadt, I looked into his background and found that he was a member of the Hudson River School – a group of artists who painted landscapes in the traditional ‘romantic’ style. From there, I took a look at some paintings by other members of the group, and the following are a few of my favourites – though, if I am honest, they are all absolutely sublime.

The Old Pine, painted c. 1872 by John Frederick Kensett. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Nature Study, Trees, Newburgh, New York, painted by Asher Brown Durand in 1849. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
The Catskills, painted in 1859 by Asher Brown Durand. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Hunter Mountain, Twilight, by Sanford Robinson Gifford, and painted in 1866. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Trees within artwork – part II

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