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Thomas Cole Historic Site

Thomas Cole Historic Site

Visiting the Olana State Historic Site, the famous home of artist Frederic Church, in Hudson, NY, only slaked my thirst to see the home of my favorite painter, Thomas Cole. I studied these artists in art school. Church and Cole were part of what we now call the “Hudson River Valley School” of artists, the […]

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Olana State Historic Site, Hudson, NY

Olana State Historic Site, Hudson, NY

The Hudson River School of art has been my favorite fine art genre since I studied founder Thomas Cole’s stunning Voyage of Life paintings as a young art major in school. Such deep, dramatic, and luminous paintings these artists produced in the mid to late 19th century! As a matter of fact, their paintings were […]