Land, Sea and Sky in the Nineteenth Century
August 27, 2011 - January 29, 2012
Anchored by Alfred Thompson Brichter’s painting “At the South Head, Grand Manan,” an installation of land-and-sea landscapes from the permanent collection showcases the major landscape painting styles of the 19th century, particularly the Hudson River School, Tonalism and the Barbizon School.
IMAGE: Alfred Thompson Bricher, “At the South Head, Grand Manan,” 1837-1908. Oil on canvas. 38 x 28 1/4 inches. Museum purchase with funds provided by the John A. Schwarz III and Anita Eerdmans Schwarz Family Endowment Fund.