Women of the Hudson River School

Monday, October 18, 2010

Jennifer Krieger and Nancy Siegel, curators of the exhibition “Remember the Ladies: Women of the Hudson River School,” the first to focus solely on women artists associated with the 19th-century landscape painting movement. It features paintings, embroidered landscapes, photography and drawings by Julia Hart Beers, Susie Barstow, Sara Cole, Josephine Walters, among others. “Remember the Ladies: Women of the Hudson River School” is on view through October 31 at The Thomas Cole Historic Site, in Catskill, New York.

From "Remember the Ladies: Women of the Hudson River School"

Susie M. Barstow (1836–1923)
Landscape, 1865
Oil on canvas, 30 x 22 in.
Collection of Elizabeth and Alfred Scott

From "Remember the Ladies: Women of the Hudson River School"

Julie Hart Beers (1835–1913)
Hudson Valley at Croton Point, 1869
Oil on canvas, 12 x 20 in.
Collection of Nicholas V. Bulzacchelli

From "Remember the Ladies: Women of the Hudson River School"

Sarah Cole (1805–1857)
Ancient Column Near Syracuse, c. 1848
Oil on canvas, 117/8 x 117/8 in.
Neville-Strass Collection

From "Remember the Ladies: Women of the Hudson River School"

Elizabeth Jerome (1824–1910)
Tropical Landscape, 1871
Oil on canvas, 30 x 48 in.
Collection of Jack and Mary Ann Hollihan

From "Remember the Ladies: Women of the Hudson River School"

Mary Blood Mellen (1819–1886)
Field Beach, c. 1850s
Oil on canvas on board, 241/4 x 33 15/16 in.
Cape Ann MuseumGift of Jean Stanley

From "Remember the Ladies: Women of the Hudson River School"

Harriet Cany Peale (1800–1869)
Kaaterskill Clove, 1858
Oil on canvas, 36 x 25 in.
Private Collection


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Comments [5]

John Oles from Philadelphia

If you haven't visited its a must! These paintings are stunning in person. Take a step back in time and see the great ladies of the Hudson and where Thomas Cole did his work.

Oct. 20 2010 09:05 AM
Jason from Brooklyn

barrie: just a suggestion for you to re-size your window so you only see the slide show.

Oct. 19 2010 01:22 PM
barrie from nyc

this would be a wonderful slide show but it is ruined by the flashing red ad on the right of this web page advertising Austria. It completely ruins the viewing of the art.

Oct. 19 2010 01:09 AM
Lynn Cockett

What an interesting and enlightening interview. Thank you!

Oct. 18 2010 01:27 PM
Alia Booker from Red Hook

What I would like to know is: do you believe there is a future for landscape painting? Because when you go to exhibitions you see them dominated by abstracts, portraits, etc. Who are the great woman landscape painters of the 21st Century?

Oct. 18 2010 01:17 PM

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