This catalogue features the Atheneum's extensive collection of works by the Hudson River School artists. Acquired mainly by the founder of the museum, Daniel Wadsworth, and Elizabeth Colt, wife of the Hartford firearms manufacturer, the catalogue showcases 26 of the most loved Hudson River School painters, including Albert Beirstadt, Frederick Church, and Thomas Cole. Artists are categorized alphabetically, each with biography and lovely full color plates.
Details: By Elizabeth Kornhauser & Amy Ellis, with Maureen Miesmer
published 2003, 169 pages with 67 color and 34 black & white illustrations, hardcover