Frederic Edwin Church
Painting - Oil On Canvas
This is a reproduction of Frederic Edwin Church's "Aurora Borealis" of 1865. Church was a leading figure of the Hudson River School and he produced this masterpiece when he was thirty-nine years old. He studied under Thomas Cole from the age of eighteen and in 1859 became a sensation in New York City with the dramatic presentations of his over-sized masterpieces. This is a wonderful example of his work and with frame measures 83.5 inches by 56.125 inches. Church died in 1900. This masterpiece is in the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D. C.
September 13th, 2014
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