Hudson River School Teacher Resources
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Reading the Landscape: Geology and Ecology in the Nineteenth Century American Landscape Paintings of Frederic E. Church
Young scholars use the methodology described by Prown (1982) to interpret paintings. They determine artistic, historical, and scientific content and develop an understanding of aspects of nineteenth century American culture. They...
9th - 12th
The American Wilderness? How 19th Century American Artists Viewed the Separation of Civilization and Nature
The attitudes of European settlers toward the American wilderness, as reflected in art and literature, is the focus of this resource packet designed for teachers. Included in the unit overview you will find lists or paintings and works...
9th - 11th
Currier and Ives: An America Panorama Shaping the American Identity
Young scholars look for similarities in basic divisions of compositional space. They compare Currier and Ives landscape lithographs with examples by Thomas Cole. Students compare the figural group style as seen in the works of Currier...
9th - 12th