Thomas Cole

Thomas Cole (1801 – 1848) was an English-born American artist. He founded the Hudson River School, an artistic movement that became known for realistic and detailed depictions of American landscapes. His own work also features many fantastical environments. A western Ivan Shishkin if you will.

Expulsion From the Garden of Eden

Il Penseroso (based on the poem by John Milton)

Il Allegro (also a counterpart to the Milton poem)

The Garden of Eden

The Oxbow

The Past

The Present

The Return

Home in the Woods

The Course of Empire: Consummation

The Course of Empire: Savagery

Desolation

The Departure

Hates music and writing. Unfortunately, he's a journalist.

1 Comment

  • Reply June 19, 2010

    JS

    The Oxbow…..wow.

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