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Hudson River School

The Hudson River School was a nineteenth century American school of landscape painting related to Romanticism. The artist Thomas Cole is often cited as the founder of the school. Other Hudson River School artists include Jasper Francis Cropsey, Thomas Doughty, Albert Bierstadt, George Inness, Thomas Moran, and Cole's protege Frederick Edwin Church. Later works are often described as luminism.

The Hudson River School got its name because the artists in this group first became known for paintings of the Hudson River valley and nearby areas.