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List of famous Hudson River School paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Hudson River School period was a cultural awakening in the art world, so it's no surprise it produced some of the most historic paintings in the history of the world. The works of art listed below are some of the most popular Hudson River School paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the Hudson River School period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

This list contains pieces like Among the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California and Mountain Brook.

This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous Hudson River School paintings?” and “What are examples of Hudson River School paintings?”
A Storm in the Rocky Mountains... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hudson River School Paintings
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A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie is an 1866 landscape oil painting by German-American painter Albert Bierstadt that was inspired by sketches created on an 1863 expedition. Bierstadt traveled to the Colorado Rocky Mountains where he was taken up to the Chicago Lakes beneath Mount Evans. ...more

Artist: Albert Bierstadt

Subject: Mount Evans

Genres (Art): Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Hudson River School

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A View of the Mountain Pass Ca... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hudson River School Paintings
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"A View of the Mountain Pass Called the Notch of the White Mountains" (1839) is a painting by American artist Thomas Cole. ...more

Artist: Thomas Cole

Subject: Crawford Notch

Genres (Art): Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Hudson River School, White Mountain art

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Among the Sierra Nevada Mounta... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hudson River School Paintings
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"Among the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California" (1868) is a painting by American artist Albert Bierstadt. ...more

Artist: Albert Bierstadt

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Luminism, Hudson River School

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Childe Roland to the Dark Towe... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hudson River School Paintings
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"Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came" (1859) is a painting by American artist Thomas Moran. ...more

Artist: Thomas Moran

Subject: Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came

Genres (Art): Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Luminism, Hudson River School

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