Third in Lecture Series: Understanding American Art, presented by National Gallery of Art historian,
Lecture three of our two year study of American art.
Lecture will be at the Chevy Chase Club
The Hudson River School
A survey of works by the foremost landscape painters of the first half of the nineteenth century; Thomas Cole, Asher Brown Durand, and Frederick Edwin Church. We will examine the ways in which each of these artists expressed a sense of national identity through landscape painting.