Hall of New York

Mohawk Valley

Cooperstown in Winter

Cooperstown in Winter

Cooperstown in Winter

Joseph Antonio Hekking

Oil on Canvas, 1870

Named after the village’s founder, Judge William Cooper (the father of James Fenimore Cooper), Cooperstown is today home to the Baseball Hall of Fame and the Fenimore Art Museum.

Cooperstown in Winter Artist Info:

Joseph Antonio Hekking (1830–1903) was born in the Netherlands and moved to the United States. He spent most of his career in New York and Connecticut and his art has been exhibited around the world.

On loan from the Fenimore Art Museum
In the Mohawk Valley-East Canada Creek

In the Mohawk Valley–East Canada Creek

In the Mohawk Valley–East Canada Creek

Attributed to Asher B. Durand

Oil on Canvas, 1845

The East Canada Creek is a major tributary of the Mohawk River and helps form the Mohawk River Watershed.

In the Mohawk Valley-East Canada Creek Artist Info:

Asher B. Durand (1796–1886) was a friend of Thomas Cole and a major figure in the Hudson River School movement. Durand advocated for realism in art and wanted artists to allow the natural settings to “speak for themselves.”

On loan from the Margaret Reaney Memorial Library
Oriskany Valley

Oriskany Valley

Oriskany Valley

Paul Parker

Oil on Canvas, 1950

The confluence of the Mohawk River and Oriskany Creek help form the main geological feature of the region and was the site of a Revolutionary War battle.

Oriskany Valley Artist Info:

Paul Parker (1905-1987) was an accomplished artist, author and musician. He taught at the University of South Dakota and Hamilton College in New York.

On loan from the Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute
View of Lake Canadarago, by George W. King, ca 1880-1890

View of Lake Canadarago, by George W. King, ca 1880-1890

View of Lake Canadarago, by George W. King, ca 1880-1890

Oil on Canvas, 1950

View of Lake Canadarago, by George W. King, ca 1880-1890 Artist Info:

George W. King was a native New Yorker who sketched and painted landscapes

On loan from the Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute