John William Casilear American On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 759 In this painting of one of Casilear’s favorite sites—Lake George, in the Adirondack Mountains—the influence of John Frederick Kensett, one of the artist’s sketching companions, is unmistakable in the treatment of the water and the light.
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John William Casilear (June 25, 1811 – August 17, 1893) was an American landscape artist belonging to the Hudson River School. Casilear was born in New York City. His first professional training was under prominent New York engraver Peter Maverick in the 1820s, then with Asher Durand , himself an engraver at the time.
Today, Lake George remains a tourism destination, resort center, and summer colony. Popular activities in the Lake George area include water sports, camping, amusement parks, hiking, paddling, and factory outlet shopping. One of the nation's oldest gatherings of hot air balloons occurs every September in nearby Queensbury.
'Lake George' (1857), by John William Casilear John William Casilear was part of the Hudson River School , a 19th-century art movement centered around the aesthetic principles of Romanticism . A great deal of work created by members of this movement celebrated the natural beauty of the Hudson River Valley of New York.
John William Casilear (New York, 25 giugno 1811 – Saratoga Springs, 17 agosto 1893) è stato un pittore e incisore statunitense. Pittore paesaggista, è considerato un artista della Hudson River School di impostazione romantica .
Historic house museums and other sites dedicated to the Hudson River School include Olana State Historic Site in Hudson, New York, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in the town of Catskill, the Newington-Cropsey Foundation's historic house museum, art gallery, and research library in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, and the John D. Barrow Art Gallery in the village of Skaneateles, New York.