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Copyright New York State Historical Association and/or The Farmers' Museum, Inc.
Object ID N0392.1955a
Title Two Artists in a Landscape
Artist Havell, Robert J., Jr.
Object Name Painting
Early Date 1840
Late Date 1850
Exhibit label line3 Robert J. Havell, Jr. is best remembered as the engraver for John James Audubon's "The Birds of America." After the completion of Audubon's project, Havell came to America to sketch views of the Hudson River and other American scenery. Although Havell's paintings were done largely for his own pleasure, some were exhibited at the National Academy of Design and the American Art-Union. In "Two Artists in a Landscape," Havell depicted artists directly sketching from nature - a common practice of Hudson River School painters.
Description No marks. b)=travel frame.
Classification Academic Art--Painting/Drawing--Scene--Landscape
Dimensions H-35 W-50 inches
Material Oil on canvas

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