Thursday, January 19, 2012

This Term's Artist

To make my life easier, I am copying here this term's scheduled artist (Ambleside Online) and works here. I have already checked and know there are broken links. I will come back later to try to find better links.

2011-2012 TERM 2 Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) American; Hudson River School (This term's composer: Mendelssohn, Romantic) Biography, with links to other works
1. The Wetterhorn, 1857
2. Rocky Mountains, Lander's Peak, 1863, or here
3. Looking Down Yosemite Valley, California, 1865
4. Among the Sierra Nevada Mountains, 1868
5. Seal Rock, 1872
6. Last of the Buffalo, 1888
     Special interest:
          Sunlight and Shadow, 1862 (study of shadows falling on a church front)
          The Arch of Octavius (The Roman Fish Market), 1858
          Sunset in the Yosemite Valley, 1868
          Bridal Veil Falls, 1872
          On the Saco, (note the colors)
          Wikipedia has a nice collection of high quality works

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