The Best Artwork by Thomas Cole

A list of Thomas Cole artwork, including all notable Thomas Cole paintings, sculptures and other works of art, with photos when available. These popular Thomas Cole pieces are sorted alphabetically by the title of the work of art. These are some of Thomas Cole's most famous art pieces, so if you're wondering what art was made by Thomas Cole and how many major pieces of art Thomas Cole made then this list is a great resource. If you want to know more about these pieces of renowned Thomas Cole artwork, then click on their names for additional information.

List contains artwork like Voyage of Life and A View of the Mountain Pass Called the Notch of the White Mountains.

Thomas Cole is a renowned artist celebrated by people from all around the world, so skip a day at the museum and check out these historic works of art that were created by Thomas Cole. {#nodes}

  • Expulsion - Moon and Firelight
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    "Expulsion - Moon and Firelight" (1828) is a painting by American artist Thomas Cole.
    • Artist: Thomas Cole
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Hudson River School
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  • A View of the Mountain Pass Called the Notch of the White Mountains
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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.
    • Artist: Thomas Cole
    • Genres (Art): Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Hudson River School, White Mountain art
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  • Distant View of Niagara Falls
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    "Distant View of Niagara Falls" (1830) is a painting by American artist Thomas Cole.
    • Artist: Thomas Cole
    • Genres (Art): Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Hudson River School
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  • New England Scenery
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    "New England Scenery" (1839) is a painting by American artist Thomas Cole.
    • Artist: Thomas Cole
    • Genres (Art): Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Hudson River School
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  • The Voyage of Life, painted by Thomas Cole in 1842, is a series of paintings that represent an allegory of the four stages of human life: childhood, youth, manhood, and old age. The paintings follow a voyager who travels in a boat on a river through the mid-19th-century American wilderness. In each painting, accompanied by a guardian angel, the voyager rides the boat on the River of Life. The landscape, corresponding to the seasons of the year, plays a major role in telling the story. In each picture, the boat's direction of travel is reversed from the previous picture. In childhood, the infant glides from a dark cave into a rich, green landscape. As a youth, the boy takes control of the ...more
    • Artist: Thomas Cole
    • Genres (Art): Narrative art, Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Hudson River School
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    The Oxbow
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    View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm, commonly known as The Oxbow, is a seminal landscape painting by Thomas Cole, founder of the Hudson River School. The painting depicts a Romantic panorama of the Connecticut River Valley just after a thunderstorm. It has been interpreted as a confrontation between wilderness and civilization.
    • Artist: Thomas Cole
    • Genres (Art): Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Hudson River School
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