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American Landscapes

John Henry Twachtman (American, 1853–1902), Along the River, Winter, ca. 1889, oil on canvas, J. J. Haverty Collection, 49.28.

The High holds several excellent examples of American landscape paintings, including early nineteenth-century imaginary views, the Hudson River School’s explorations of American nature, and Impressionist and modern landscapes of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Key artists include John Frederick Kensett, T. Worthington Whittredge, Frederic Church, Thomas Cole, George Inness, Edward Bannister, Thomas Moran, Louis Rémy Mignot, and Martin Johnson Heade.