Happy Thanksgiving: American Landscapes | Marie Antoinette's Gossip Guide to the 18th Century: Happy Thanksgiving: American Landscapes

November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving: American Landscapes

Hill, John, 1770-1850. Fairmount Water Works (Philadelphia). ca. 1825, Intaglio print. Philadelphia Museum of Art.
These 19th century landscapes of the U.S. countrysides are beautiful!






John Frederick Kensett, The Langdale Pikes. 1858, painting. The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College.



James M. Hart, Village Scene near Albany, New York. 1850, oil on canvas. Smithsonian American Art Museum.



Worthington Whittredge, Home by the sea. 1872, oil on canvas. Addison Gallery of American Art.



I hope everyone celebrating Thanksgiving today has a lovely one!

Here are some holiday related posts:
On the origin of the holiday (in the colonies)
Jane Austen's Thankful prayer
Family Dinners: Regency Style
Sharing a Meal and Giving Thanks
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