Olana

A Frequently Asked Question


This view of Frederic Edwin Church’s home Olana outside Hudson, New York is one of 2,035 oil sketches and graphite drawings by Church in Cooper-Hewitt’s collections.   The Church archive represents the largest collection of the artist’s works on paper in the world!  Church was one of the most prominent figures in the Hudson River School, the only student of the movement’s founder Thomas Cole.   Church’s breathtaking and luminous depictions of landscapes both in America and abroad have earned him the status as one of the most beloved art
Frederic Edwin Church, Olana, landscape, Hudson River School, Thomas Cole, gardens

A House of Unique Character


Anna Alma-Tadema, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Townsend House, St. Regent’s Park, drawing, Sir Frederick Leighton, William Burgess, Frederic Edwin Church, Olana, Albert Bierstadt, Royal Academy of Arts, Architecture, interiors