Reflections on an American Romantic: A Fresh Look at Douglas Arthur Teed (1860-1929)

Two of Hawthorne Fine Art’s newest additions illustrate the experimental changes yet steadfast spirituality of Douglas Arthur Teed’s oeuvre. Teed’s career developed during important transitions from Hudson River School landscape painting, through Tonalism and Impressionism, and even touched on Symbolist and early twentieth century Modernist trends. Teed studied in both the United States and Europe,… Continue reading Reflections on an American Romantic: A Fresh Look at Douglas Arthur Teed (1860-1929)

Exploring Home, Exploring the American West: Two Paintings by Jervis McEntee (1828-1891)

On September 13, 1881, Jervis McEntee recorded in his dairy: “Jamie and I returned this morning from our visit to Lucy at Fort Halleck Nev. The two past months have been among the most interesting in my whole experience. The ride over this vast stretch of country and particularly over the Pacific rail road was… Continue reading Exploring Home, Exploring the American West: Two Paintings by Jervis McEntee (1828-1891)

Nostalgia and the Local Landscape: Clark Greenwood Voorhees (1871-1933)

By the time Matt Rowland’s Road, Old Lyme, CT was completed around 1919, Clark Greenwood Voorhees (1871-1933) was well versed in the plein air painting technique of Impressionism. Depicting a local landscape near the Old Lyme, Connecticut, art colony where Voorhees made his home, this painting captures the crisp autumn air and vibrant foliage of… Continue reading Nostalgia and the Local Landscape: Clark Greenwood Voorhees (1871-1933)