19th century American Paintings

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Final Post – Elliott Daingerfield

With this post, I conclude this collection of 19th-century American paintings. Soon to come are blogs on French painting and artwork for and by Native Americans.

Elliott Daingerfield (1859-1932) was a tonalist landscape painter.

Autumn Landscape (1890)
 Blowing Rock, Sunset (1918)
 Bringing Home the Newborn Lamb (1890)
 Cannon Towels
 Chrysanthemums in a Brass Pot
 Large Landscape (also known as Grandfather Mountain in the Mist)
 Milk Maid
 Still Life
 The Sleepers (1914)
 The Spirit of the Storm (1912)
The Team (ca. 1915)

Tuesday, February 26, 2013


 Charles E. L. Green: Scene at Waverly (Belmont, Massachusetts) (1883)
 David Johnson: Scene on the Hutchinson River, Mount Vernon (1876)
 Herman Herzog: Florida Landscape
 Jennie Brownscombe: A Leisurely Summer Day
 Richard Clague: Portrait of a Creole Lady
 William Keith: Sunset Glow on Mt. Tamalpais (1896)
 William Henry Snyder: Quiet Time
 William Rickarby Miller: Shoveling Coal (1851)
Charles Volkmar: Scene on the Potomac River

Monday, February 25, 2013

Leon Dabo

Leon Dabo (1864-1960) was a Tonalist landscape painter.

 Evening on the Hudson (1909)
 Flowers in a Green Vase
 Rondout, New York (ca. 1907)
 Spring, Hudson River (1912)
The Seashore (1900)

Friday, February 22, 2013

A Wealth of Williams

Works by American painters named William.

 William Holbrook Beard: The Lost Balloon (1882)
 William Holbrook Beard: Bulls and Bears in the Market (1879)
 William Jacob Hays: Bouquet of Orchids (1871)
 William Lipincott: Love’s Ambush (1890)
 William Lipincott: Afternoon Tea (1885)
 William Robinson Leigh: Sophie Hunter Colston (1896)
 William Robinson Leigh: Loitering
William Jacob Hayes: The Gathering of the Herds (1866)

Thursday, February 21, 2013


Counting down to the end of this blog – probably next week will be it!

 Edward Stieglitz: Central Park (1902)
[he was the father of famed photographer Alfred Stieglitz]
 George Henry Story: Abraham Lincoln (1916)
 Irving Wiles: Russian Tea (ca. 1896)
 Jennie Brownscombe: The Homecoming (1885)
[a classic image of American pioneer life]
 A.A. Mills: Man Strolling in a Wooded Landscape
 John Vanderlyn: Ariadne Asleep on the Island of Naxos (1809-14)
 John Mix Stanley: International Indian Council (Held at Tallequah, Indian Territory, in 1843)
 Severin Roesen: Still Life with Flowers
John Lewis Krimmel: The Quilting Frolic (1813)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013


 James Crawford Thom: Children in a Wood
 Richard Norris Brooke: A Dog Swap (1881)
 Gilbert Gaul: Rainy Day in the Garret (1878)
 Severin Roesen: Nature’s Bounty
 Walter MacEwen: The Ghost Story (1887)
 Thompkins Matteson: The Making of Ammunition (1855)
Jennie Brownscombe: Love’s Young Dream (1887)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

John Francis Murphy

John Francis Murphy (1853-1921) was an American tonalist landscape painter.

Early Snow (1884)
 Landscape (1880s)
 Landscape (1898)
 Small Landscape (1880s)
 New England Landscape
 The Little Farm (1904)
 October Mist (1902)
Woodland Brook

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