Key Dates: 1825-1875

The name given to a number of American landscape painters working between 1825-1875, inspired by their pride in the beauty of their homeland. The three founders, and probably the most important figures were Thomas Cole, Thomas Doughty and Asher B Durand.

The patriotic spirit of the painters of The Hudson River School won them great popularity in the middle of 19th Century.

Representative Artists:
Thomas Cole
Thomas Doughty
Asher B Durand