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Landscapes of the world by American master Frederic Church

— March 2013

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Frederic Edwin Church (1826–1900) Clouds over Olana, 1872, Oil on off-white paper, 22.1 x 30.8 cm, © New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation/Olana State,  Historic Site, Hudson, NY (OL.1976.1)

The evocative paintings of landscapes in America and Europe by leading Hudson River School artist Frederic Church are currently on display in London before moving on to Scotland later in the year.

Through American Eyes: Frederic Church and the Landscape Oil Sketch

Around 25 oil sketches are on show, including the one shown above - a view from the artist's Persian-style home in Olana, New York State. This exhibition is organised by the National Gallery in partnership with and through major support from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

6 February – 28 April 2013, National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, Room 1, Admission Free

11 May – 8 September, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh.

In London, an additional show, 'Through European Eyes: The Landscape Oil Sketch' Oil sketches by European masters, complements the Frederic Church exhibition.

6 February – 28 April 2013, Room 46, Admission Free

Full details on the National Gallery website



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