The Hudson River School was an art movement in epic American landscape and seascape painting during the mid to late 1800s. The term school does not refer to a formal school as the word is commonly used, rather it embodies the affiliation of two generations of American painters whose vision was influenced by the aesthetics of Romanticism and the Barbizon School. The name of this movement depicts where this movement began, the Hudson River Valley of New York State, however many of these artists traveled far in their efforts to capture the distant and varied landscapes throughout the United States, such as the frontiers of the American West. They painted the lush greenery of the North-eastern and Southern Mountain ranges to the beautiful earth tones of the Western Grand Canyon, as well as the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Coast. Works by the second generation artists are often described as examples of Luminism, referring to the almost glowing effects in light their paintings exhibited. Artists in this collection include Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Cole, Frederic Edwin Church, Thomas Moran, Asher Durand, Sanford Robinson Gifford, John Frederick Kensett and many more. If you enjoy photographs by Ansel Adams you will love these paintings as well. This art slideshow displays each painting for up to 16 minutes (user modifiable) before softly blending into the next image. Why just hang art prints and posters on the wall? Turn your computer into a digital picture frame of famous masterpieces by history’s greatest artists when it’s not being used. It’s like strolling through the great art museums and art galleries of the world. As beautiful as Giclee prints. An elegant touch to your environments interior designs. Inspirational and educational. Add these screensavers to your computer desktop collection of themes, wallpapers, backgrounds and icons. Supplies an endless gallery of beautiful images. (All images suitable for viewing by any age group.) Can be sent as gifts on your behalf. Free full version trial download available. From Fine Art Screensavers for the Home, Office and School LLC.
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