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Cook's Island, Lake George

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David Johnson, Cook's Island, Lake George, 1869, oil on canvas, Gift of an Anonymous Donor, public domain, 1999.17

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Title

Cook's Island, Lake George

Artist

David Johnson (American, 1827-1908)

Date

1869

Medium

oil on canvas

Dimensions (H x W x D)

8 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in

Collection Area

American Art

Category

Paintings

Object Type

painting

Culture

American

Credit Line

Gift of an Anonymous Donor

Accession Number

1999.17

Copyright

public domain

Terms

canvas

landscapes

oil paint

oil paintings

paintings

Location

Belluschi Building

Hirsch Wing

2nd Floor

Janet and Richard Geary Gallery

Description

Trained at the National Academy of Design, New York, Johnson was a member of the second generation of Hudson River School painters. Along with John Frederick Kensett and John William Casilear, he is best known for the development of American Luminism. An Associate Member of the National Academy of Design in 1860, he exhibited extensively nationally until his death in Walden in 1908.

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