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Hudson River School

Albert Bierstadt, Among the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, 1868

I chose this painting from the second generation of Hudson River School artists because it reminded me vividly of a mental haven I created in my own favorite place in nature when I was a very young child. 311 more words

The moon is mine

I have a compact to commune
A monthly midnight with the Moon;
Into its face I stare and stare,
And find sweet understanding there.

As quiet as a toad I sit…

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A Portrait of America

By Jack Feldman

On a beautiful day in D.C., a group of Drake students including myself decided to see what the National Portrait Gallery had to offer. 486 more words

Day 9 Of DrakeinDC

Albert Bierstadt – private collection. Brook in Woods (c. 1860-1900)

Materials: oil on paper laid down on canvas laid down on masonite. Dimensions: 50.8 x 75.6 cm. Inscriptions: ABierstadt (lower left). Sold by Christie’s in New York, on May 30, 2009. 27 more words

Private Collection

Golden Ships of Dreams

Albert Bierstadt, “The Golden Gate,” 1900 , via Wikimedia Commons

On the strange river of my mind

float golden vessels, unguarded,

sailing to places uncharted, 54 more words


Visual Review 10: Among the Sierra Nevada, California

Among the Sierra Nevada, California has been my favorite piece of art in the Smithsonian American Art Museum for as long as I can remember. Since I am from a part of Maryland that borders DC, I have been to nearly every art museum in the area a countless number of times. 489 more words

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