Hudson River School
(An artistic movement)

This movement is a subcategory of Realism

Dates: 1825-1870

American art movement from 1825 to 1870, typified by landscape paintings of the Hudson River Valley in New York state with a Romantic aesthetic.
People associated with this movement
Albert BierstadtAmerican, 1830-1902419 artworks
Alfred Thompson BricherAmerican, 1837-1908259 artworks
John W. CasilearAmerican, 1811-189331 artworks
Frederic Edwin ChurchAmerican, 1826-1900212 artworks
Thomas ColeEnglish, 1801-1848136 artworks
Samuel ColmanAmerican, 1832-192067 artworks
Jasper Francis CropseyAmerican, 1823-1900240 artworks
Thomas DoughtyAmerican, 1793-185659 artworks
Asher Brown DurandAmerican, 1796-1886139 artworks
Sanford Robinson GiffordAmerican, 1823-1880192 artworks
James McDougal HartAmerican, 1828-190146 artworks
William M. HartAmerican, 1823-189441 artworks
William Stanley HaseltineAmerican, 1835-190088 artworks
Robert Havell Jr.American, 1793-187811 artworks
Herman HerzogAmerican, 1832-1932115 artworks
Thomas HillEnglish, 1829-1908125 artworks
George InnessAmerican, 1825-1894311 artworks
David JohnsonAmerican, 1827-190884 artworks
John Frederick KensettAmerican, 1816-1872177 artworks
Homer Dodge MartinAmerican, 1836-189753 artworks
Jervis McEnteeAmerican, 1828-189197 artworks
William Rickarby MillerAmerican, 1818-189317 artworks
Thomas MoranAmerican, 1837-1926347 artworks
Francis A. SilvaAmerican, 1835-188680 artworks
James Augustus SuydamAmerican, 1819-18659 artworks
Robert Walter WeirAmerican, 1803-188922 artworks
Thomas Worthington WhittredgeAmerican, 1820-1910155 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Sunset over the Bay
Alfred Thompson Bricher

Forest in the Morning Light
Asher Brown Durand

Seascape with Dories and Sailboats
Alfred Thompson Bricher

Coastal Sunset
Alfred Thompson Bricher

An Artist at His Easel
Thomas Worthington Whittredge

Deer in the Adirondacks
William M. Hart

Fishing Scenes No. 2
Herman Herzog

Rocks at the Corner
Jervis McEntee

Sunset, Hudson River
Jasper Francis Cropsey

Dusk on the Hudson
Francis A. Silva

Florida Sunset
Herman Herzog

The Sun Shower
George Inness

Autumn Landscape
Jasper Francis Cropsey
Top 10 museums with Hudson River School art
New York Historical SocietyUnited States (New York, New York)71 artworks
Cooper Hewitt, National Design MuseumUnited States (New York City)45 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York)35 artworks
Brooklyn Museum - New York, NYUnited States (New York)33 artworks
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum - MadridSpain (Madrid)30 artworks
Detroit Institute of the ArtsUnited States (Detroit)28 artworks
Olana State Historic SiteUnited States (Hudson, New York)26 artworks
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - de YoungUnited States (San Francisco)25 artworks
Gilcrease MuseumUnited States (Tulsa, Oklahoma)25 artworks
Museum of Fine Arts - BostonUnited States (Boston)25 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1825
Why 1825?: Thomas Cole arrives in New York City from England. In the autumn of 1825, he boarded a steamship up the Hudson River to paint the first prominent landscapes of the area.

End date:  1870
Why 1870?: This is the commonly cited end date for the movement.