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List of famous Hudson River School artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Hudson River School movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Hudson River School period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You can use the artists in this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. Thomas Doughty and Thomas Moran are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list (28 items)
Albert Bierstadt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hudson River School Artists
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Albert Bierstadt was an American painter best known for his lavish, sweeping landscapes of the American West. To paint the scenes, Bierstadt joined several journeys of the Westward Expansion. Though not the first artist to record these sites, Bierstadt was the foremost painter of these scenes for ...more

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Artworks: The Last of the Buffalo, The Rocky Mountains, Lander's Peak, A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie, + more

Birthplace: Solingen, Germany

Associated periods or movements: Luminism, Romanticism, Hudson River School

Nationality: United States of America, Germany

Art Forms: Painting

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J. Alden Weir is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hudson River School Artists
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Julian Alden Weir was an American impressionist painter and member of the Cos Cob Art Colony near Greenwich, Connecticut. Weir was also one of the founding members of "The Ten", a loosely-allied group of American artists dissatisfied with professional art organizations, who banded together in 1898 ...more

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Artworks: The Factory Village, The Red Bridge, The Bridge: Nocturne, Idle Hours, The Plaza: Nocturne, + more

Birthplace: West Point, New York, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: American Impressionism, Ten American Painters, Impressionism, Tile Club, Hudson River School

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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George Caleb Bingham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hudson River School Artists
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George Caleb Bingham was an American artist whose paintings of American life in the frontier lands along the Missouri River exemplify the Luminist style. Left to languish in obscurity, Bingham's work was rediscovered in the 1930s. By the time of his bicentennial in 2011, he was considered one of the ...more

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Artworks: Washington Crossing the Delaware, The County Election, Raftsmen Playing Cards, Daniel Boone Escorting Settlers through the Cumberland Gap, Fur Traders Descending the Missouri

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Luminism, Hudson River School

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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Sanford Robinson Gifford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hudson River School Artists
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Sanford Robinson Gifford was an American landscape painter and one of the leading members of the Hudson River School. Gifford's landscapes are known for their emphasis on light and soft atmospheric effects, and he is regarded as a practitioner of Luminism, an offshoot style of the Hudson River ...more

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Artworks: A Gorge in the Mountains, Lake Nemi^! Italy, Cows in a Pond at Sunset, Mist Rising at Sunset in the Catskills, Kauterskill Clove^! Catskill Mountains

Birthplace: Greenfield, New York, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Luminism, Hudson River School

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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