November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving: American Landscapes

Hill, John, 1770-1850. Fairmount Water Works (Philadelphia). ca. 1825, Intaglio print. Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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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