Jasper Francis Cropsey, 1860 - Autumn - On the Hudson River - fine art print

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The modern art piece of art Autumn - On the Hudson River was painted by the realist artist Jasper Francis Cropsey. The artpiece was made with the following size: 151,8 x 274,9 cm. Oil on canvas was used by the American painter as the medium of the painting. Today, the piece of art can be viewed in in the collection of National Gallery of Art, which is the museum of the US-American nation that preserves, collects, exhibits, and fosters an understanding of works of art. With courtesy of - National Gallery of Art, Washington (public domain).Creditline of the artwork: . Besides, the alignment of the digital reproduction is in landscape format and has an image ratio of 16 : 9, which means that the length is 78% longer than the width. The painter Jasper Francis Cropsey was a North American artist, whose style was mainly Realism. The painter was born in 1823 in Rossville, Staten Island, New York, New York, United States, neighborhood and passed away at the age of 77 in 1900 in Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester county, New York state, United States.

Original information about the artwork by the museum's website (© Copyright - by National Gallery of Art - www.nga.gov)

This monumental view of the Hudson River Valley was painted from memory in the artist's London studio. Cropsey adopted a high vantage point, looking southeast toward the distant Hudson River and the flank of Storm King Mountain. A small stream leads from the foreground, where three hunters and their dogs gaze into the sunlight. All along the meandering tributary there are signs of man's peaceful coexistence with nature: a small log cabin, grazing sheep, children playing on a bridge, and cows standing placidly in the water. Here, man neither conquers nor is subservient to nature; both coexist harmoniously. In fact, the landscape is depicted as a ready arena for further agricultural expansion. While autumnal scenes traditionally are associated with the transience of life, Cropsey's painting is more a celebration of American nationalism. As a critic wrote in 1860, the picture represents "not the solemn wasting away of the year, but its joyful crowning festival."

The painting created a sensation among many British viewers who had never seen such a colorful panorama of fall foliage. Indeed, because the autumn in Britain customarily is far less colorful than in the United States, the artist decided to display specimens of North American leaves alongside his painting to persuade skeptical visitors that his rendition was botanically accurate.

More information on this painting can be found in the Gallery publication American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I, 118-122, which is available as a free PDF

Details about the unique artpiece

Name of the work of art: "Autumn - On the Hudson River"
Classification of the work of art: painting
Broad category: modern art
Century: 19th century
Artwork year: 1860
Artwork age: more than 160 years old
Medium of original artwork: oil on canvas
Dimensions of the original work of art: 151,8 x 274,9 cm
Museum / location: National Gallery of Art
Museum location: Washington D.C., United States of America
Website of the museum: National Gallery of Art
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: National Gallery of Art, Washington

Brief overview of the artist

Name: Jasper Francis Cropsey
Alias names: Cropsey Jasper Charles, Jasper Francis Cropsey, Cropsey Jasper Francis, jasper cropsey, cropsey jasper, jasper f. cropsey, Jasper Charles Cropsey, Cropsey Jasper F., Cropsey
Gender: male
Artist nationality: American
Jobs of the artist: painter
Country of the artist: United States
Classification of the artist: modern artist
Styles: Realism
Life span: 77 years
Born in the year: 1823
Birthplace: Rossville, Staten Island, New York, New York, United States, neighborhood
Year died: 1900
City of death: Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester county, New York state, United States

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Structured product details

Product classification: art print
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufacturing method: UV direct printing (digital print)
Provenance: manufactured in Germany
Type of stock: on demand
Product use: home design, wall decoration
Alignment: landscape format
Image ratio: 16 : 9
Side ratio implication: the length is 78% longer than the width
Materials you can select: canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), poster print (canvas paper)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size options: 90x50cm - 35x20", 180x100cm - 71x39"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) variants: 90x50cm - 35x20", 180x100cm - 71x39"
Poster print (canvas paper) variants: 90x50cm - 35x20"
Aluminium print (aluminium dibond material) variants: 90x50cm - 35x20"
Picture frame: not included

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