Sunset in the Yosemite Valley - William Bradford The Matterhorn - Albert Bierstadt
Founders & Stewards
George Perkins Marsh
Frederick Billings
Laurance & Mary Rockefeller
Hudson River School
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Clee, Paul. Photography and the Making of the American West. North Haven, CT: Linnet Books, 2003.

Huth, Hans. Nature and the American; Three Centuries of Changing Attitudes. Lincoln, NE: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1990. Orig. ed. 1957.

McGrath, Robert L. Art and the American Conservation Movement. Boston: National Park Service, 2002. 2nd printing by Eastern National, 2005.

Miller, Angela. The Empire of the Eye; Landscape Representation and American Cultural Politics, 1825-1875. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press, 1993.

Nash, Roderick. Wilderness and the American Mind. New Haven, CT: Yale Univ. Press, 1967.

Novak, Barbara. Nature and Culture: American Landscape and Painting 1825 -1875. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1998.

Peltre, Christine. Orientalism in Art. New York: Abbeville Press, 2005.

Founders and Stewards

Curtis, Jane, et al. The World of George Perkins Marsh. Woodstock, VT: Countryman Press, 1982.

Curtis, Jane, et al. Frederick Billings, Vermonter. Woodstock, VT: Woodstock Foundation, 1986.

Jennison, Peter S. Woodstock’s Heritage: A Brief History of the Shire Town. Woodstock, VT: Countryman Press, 1992.

Lowenthal, David. George Perkins Marsh: Prophet of Conservation. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 2000.

Winks, Robin W. Frederick Billings: A Life. Berkeley, CA: Univ. of California Press, 1991.

Winks, Robin W. Laurance S. Rockefeller: Catalyst for Conservation. Washington: Island Press, 1997.

Hudson River School

Driscoll, John. All That Is Glorious Around Us: Paintings from the Hudson River School. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press, 1997.

Flexner, James T. That Wilder Image: The Painting of America’s Native School from Thomas Cole to Winslow Homer. Boston: Little, Brown, 1962.

Koja, Stephan. America: The New World in 19th Century Painting. Munich, Germany: Prestel, 1999.

Kornhauser, Elizabeth M. Hudson River School: Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. New Haven, CT: Yale Univ. Press, 2003.

Minks, Louise. The Hudson River School. New York: Crescent Books, 1989.

Sharp, Kevin. A Wilder Image Bright: Hudson River School Paintings from the Manoogian Collection. Vero Beach, FL: Vero Beach Museum of Art, 2004.

Sullivan, Mark W. The Hudson River School; an Annotated Bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1991.

Veith, Gene. Painters of Faith: The Spiritual Landscape in Nineteenth Century America. Washington: Regnery Publishing, 2001.

Wilton, Andrew, and Tim Barringer. American Sublime: Landscape Painting in the United States 1820 – 1880. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Press, 2002.


Anderson , Nancy K., and Linda S. Ferber. Albert Bierstadt: Art & Enterprise. New York: Hudson Hills Press for the Brooklyn Museum, 1990.

Avery, Kevin J., and Franklin Kelly. Hudson River School Visions: The Landscapes of Sanford R. Gifford. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003.

Carr, Gerald L. In Search of the Promised Land: Paintings by Frederic Edwin Church. New York: Berry-Hill Galleries, 2000.

Driscoll, John P., and John K. Howat. John Frederick Kensett. New York: W.W. Norton for the Worcester Art Museum, 1985.

Hendricks, Gordon. Albert Bierstadt: Painter of the American West. New York: Abrams for the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1988. Orig. ed. 1974.

Kelly, Franklin, et al. Frederic Edwin Church. Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1989.

Kugler, Richard C. William Bradford: Sailing Ships & Arctic Seas. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press for the New Bedford Whaling Museum, 2003.

Lipke, William C. Thomas Waterman Wood. Montpelier, VT: Wood Art Gallery, 1972.

Nickel, Douglas R. Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception. New York: Abrams for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1999.

Noble, Louis Legrand. The Life and Works of Thomas Cole. Hensonville, NY: Black Dome Press, 1997. Orig. ed. 1853.

Palmquist, Peter E. Carleton E. Watkins: Photographs 1861 – 1874. San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery, 1989.

Parry, Elwood C. III. The Art of Thomas Cole; Ambition and Imagination. Newark, DE: Univ. of Delaware Press, 1988.

Powell, Earl A. Thomas Cole. New York: Abrams, 1990.

Rule, Amy. Carleton Watkins: Selected Texts and Bibliography. Oxford, England: Clio Press, 1993.

Siegel, Nancy. Along the Juniata: Thomas Cole and the Dissemination of American Landscape Imagery. Huntingdon, PA: Juniata College Museum of Art, 2003.

Dutch Pinkie Coming to Anchor - Henry S. [Harry] Chase, Jr.On the Road to Biskra - Frederic BridgmanFrederick Billings  - Thomas Waterman WoodGeorge Perkins Marsh - Pach BrothersLaurance and Mary Rockefeller