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Image of Ausable Chasm - Print

Ausable Chasm - Print

Lithograph, colored: Depiction of chasm cliffs converging towards white water cataract over which ladies cross on bridge; other female figures on left overlooking pool center foreground.

Image of Untitled: Asgaard Farm - Painting

Untitled: Asgaard Farm - Painting

Depicts the artist's house, barn and landscapes reduced to geometric patterns. Lower third of canvas separated by cultivated brown earth on right and tall green grass to the left. Edge of grass recedes and rises upward gently rolling into the picture plane. Strong horizontal strips of sunlight, barn, house and dark pines in the background flatten the canvas. Upper half of canvas devoted to mountains, tumultuous clouds and blue sky. Rockwell Kent was a Renaissance man in a century of specialists. Born and raised in Tarrytown Heights, New York, Kent studied architecture at Columbia University before he turned to the study of painting with William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri. He made a

Image of [Birmingham Falls] - Drawing

[Birmingham Falls] - Drawing

Page from George Sawyer Sketchbook #2; black and white sketch of a covered bridge over a river. Two waterfalls in the foreground. Upper left is a close up of a clover.

Image of Untitled: Pool, Ausable River - Painting

Untitled: Pool, Ausable River - Painting

Depicts a small waterfall in the center of the painting. Autumn colored trees on either side of the river bank. Rocks and rocky shore in the foreground, mountains in the background.

Image of Bridge Over the Ausable River At Keeseville, New York - Print

Bridge Over the Ausable River At Keeseville, New York - Print

Engraving, black and white: View of an arched bridge of a river. Mill and falls in the background. People standing on rock ledges under the bridge fishing. Tear sheet from "Ballou's Pictorial" Vol. XV, No. 3. Cover

Image of The Ausable Chasm - Print

The Ausable Chasm - Print

Engraving, black and white: view of a chasm between rock cliffs. The water reflects the sky. Tear Sheet from "Picturesque America," Vol. VI (1874) by William Cullen Bryant

Image of The Stairway, Ausable Chasm - Print

The Stairway, Ausable Chasm - Print

Engraving, black and white: view of stairs ascending cleft in a cliff at Ausable Chasm. A man stands at the bottom. Tear Sheet from "Picturesque America," Vol. VI (1874) by William Cullen Bryant

Image of River Survey. High Falls of the Saranac River, Showing difficulties encountered in Chain-Measurement. - Print

River Survey. High Falls of the Saranac River, Showing difficulties encountered in Chain-Measurement. - Print

Lithograph, black and white with buff tint: depicts a river with two waterfalls between rock walls. Trees line the top of the rocks. Two men standing the lower foreground looking at the river. Lithograph found in, "Report on a topographical survey of the Adirondack wilderness of New York" 1874, Plate 26

Image of Primary Triangulation. Guides and Packmen carrying Instruments and Supplies to the Summit of Lyon Mountain. - Print

Primary Triangulation. Guides and Packmen carrying Instruments and Supplies to the Summit of Lyon Mountain. - Print

Lithograph, black and white with buff tint: depicts a rocky mountain scene with snow. Seven men are climbing the mountain with packs and carrying equipment. Trees scattered around the rough terrain. Lithograph found in, "Report on a topographical survey of the Adirondack wilderness of New York" Plate 23

Image of Sextant Reconnaissance. Lyon Mountain 1878 - Print

Sextant Reconnaissance. Lyon Mountain 1878 - Print

Lithograph, black and white with buff tint: depicts a rough reconnaissance tower with ladder in a clearing in the woods, two men stand on top. Mountains and clouds in the background. Lithograph found in, "Report on a topographical survey of the Adirondack wilderness of New York" Plate 25

Image of At Bluff Point, Lake Champlain - Painting

At Bluff Point, Lake Champlain - Painting

Black and white painting, depicts men and women standing on a bridge in the lake fishing. In the background is Bluff Point on the hill. From Fair Wilderness: Smedley prepared illustrations such as "At Bluff Point, Lake Champlain" regularly for "Harper's Weekly" magazine. He specialized in scenes involving ladies of fashion on holiday, such as at the Madison Square Garden or the Plaza Hotel. His ladies, like the one on the dock in front of the Hotel Champlain, provide the quintessential image of the Gibson girl: "The American girl of the 1890's as idealized in sketches by Charles Dana Gibson and typically dressed in a tailored shirtwaist with leg-of-mutton sleeves, and a long skirt." Sme

Image of Mountain View On the Saranac - Painting

Mountain View On the Saranac - Painting

Foreground depicts a tree line from the top of a mountain. Background, Saranac River and a very large mountain. The sky is full of clouds, sunlight and blue sky. It appears to be autumn. Born in Albany, Homer Martin began his painting career at age sixteen with the encouragement of Albany sculptor Erastus Dow Palmer. He made his first trip to the Adirondacks in 1864, going to Keene Valley where his teacher, James M. Hart, had summered since 1860. Martin loved woods and solitude; he visited the mountains regularly for more than a decade. He became a member of the National Academy of Design in 1874. For his contemporaries, Martin's Adirondack landscapes provided an authentic sense of the

Image of White-Hall, Lake Champlain - Print

White-Hall, Lake Champlain - Print

Lithograph, color: View of a lake with a town on the right bank. Across the river is a dense forest. People stand in the foreground on the grassy shore. Boats in the water.

Image of View of Plattsburg, N.Y. - Print

View of Plattsburg, N.Y. - Print

Wood Engraving, black and white: View of an old town from across the water. Two men stand in the left foreground pointing towards the town. Engraving found in the "Rural Repository" Vol. XX, Number 25

Image of Rolling Mill on the Ausable-Keeseville N.Y. - Drawing

Rolling Mill on the Ausable-Keeseville N.Y. - Drawing

Drawing, pencil sketch: view of a large mill at the edge of a river. Mountain in the background, forest on the left shore.

Image of Lake Champlain near Crown Point,  New York - Drawing

Lake Champlain near Crown Point, New York - Drawing

Drawing, pencil sketch: view of a lake with forested shorelines in the background.

Image of New York - Running the Rapids, Ausable Chasm - Print

New York - Running the Rapids, Ausable Chasm - Print

Engraving, black and white: view of a boat coming down the chasm with a man and woman observing from the plateau on the right. Tall rock walls on both sides of the river.

Image of Rapids of the Au Sable - Painting

Rapids of the Au Sable - Painting

Depicts a stormy fall day. In the center is a waterfall over rocks. Trees in fall colors on either side of the river bank. On the closer side is a man walking up the rocky hill near the river. The sky is very grey. N.D. From exhibition label: "What we know about this painting and its artist is provided only by the physical evidence of the painting itself. The artist signed and titled the work, providing us with his name and the location of the scene. The painterly qualities and the subject tell us that Fisher was a competent artist, obviously schooled in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century romantic landscape painting. The lone fisherman pitting his strength against the mighty w

Image of Ausable River - Drawing

Ausable River - Drawing

Drawing, pencil on paper: depicts a river with rocks on the shore. Tall mountain in the background. Trees along the water.

Image of New York. - The Forest Fires in Clinton County - The Inhabitants of the Burned Districts Seeking Refuge. - Print

New York. - The Forest Fires in Clinton County - The Inhabitants of the Burned Districts Seeking Refuge. - Print

Engraving, black and white: view of people camping by the road and others leaving home in wagons. All are fleeing the forest fires. Tear sheet from, "Harper's Weekly," Vol. XXI, p.221