American painter and architect. Cropsey was a practising architect by 1843, but in that year he also exhibited a landscape painting, to favourable reviews, at the National Academy of Design, in New York. He greatly admired Thomas Cole for his dramatic use of the American landscape, but Cropsey brought to his panoramic vistas a more precise recording of nature, as in ...
William S. Talbot
American, 19th century, male.
Born 18 February 1823, in Rossville (Staten Island, New York); died 22 June 1900, in Hastings-on-Hudson (New York).
Painter (gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman, architect. Landscapes.
Hudson River School.
Jasper Francis Cropsey began his career as an architect, but gave up the profession to paint landscapes. He lived in Rome ...