"Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church" At The Thomas Cole Historic Site

May 1, 2014

Frederic E. Church, Scene on Catskill Creek, 1847, oil on canvas, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, Maryland

    

  Thomas Cole was the founder of The Hudson River School of painting – the mid-19th century American art movement of landscape paintings with an aesthetic vision influenced by romanticism.

The Thomas Cole Historic Site in Catskill, NY has a new exhibition entitled Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church which is on view now and will be until November 2nd 2014. They are also running a capital campaign is to bring back one of the few known architectural creations of Thomas Cole – his New Studio.

Here to tell us more are Betsy Jacks, ‎Director at Thomas Cole Historic Site and Kate Menconari, the site’s curator.