Thomas Cole: Landscape into History

Cole is often viewed as a romantic artist who invested the American wilderness with religious meaning. This book presents Cole as an artist deeply interested in the historical issues of his time and how these interests were reflected in his art.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1800-1865)
19th Century (1866-1899)
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Art of the West
Artist Biography
Picturing America Resource
TRC format: 
Hudson River School