Hall of New York

North Country

The Adirondack Mountains, Near Elizabethtown, Essex Co. NY

The Adirondack Mountains, Near Elizabethtown, Essex Co., N.Y.

The Adirondack Mountains, Near Elizabethtown, Essex Co., N.Y.

John Henry Dolph

Oil on Canvas, 1866

Elizabethtown, Essex County was founded in 1798 and was a center of the early lumber industry. By the 19th century it had become a destination for tourists because of its natural beauty.

The Adirondack Mountains, Near Elizabethtown, Essex Co. NY Artist Info:

John Henry Dolph (1835-1903) was a New York City- based artist who painted in several formats — still life, landscape and portraiture. He received special recognition for his landscapes and genre scenes of American rural life, but after 1875 painted mainly playful scenes of animals.

On loan from the Adirondack Museum
Mountain Road

Mountain Road

Mountain Road

Rockwell Kent

Oil on Canvas, ca. 1960s

Unlike most other mountains, the Adirondacks were not formed along a fault line. Instead they are part of a geological dome that rises from 1 to 3 millimeters every year.

Mountain Road Artist Info:

Rockwell Kent (1882–1971) is considered one of the most important American artists of the 20th century. In addition to his art, Kent was also known for his advocacy on behalf of organized labor and war refugees.

On loan from the Adirondack Museum
Untitled: A Bit of Lake Placid

Untitled: A Bit of Lake Placid

Untitled: A Bit of Lake Placid

James McDougal Hart

Oil on Canvas, ca. 1830s

Lake Placid has been the site of two Winter Olympic Games: the first in 1932 and the second in 1980.

Untitled: A Bit of Lake Placid Artist Info:

James McDougal Hart (1828–1901) was part of the Hudson River School movement. He studied in Albany and various schools in Europe. He was most famous for his landscapes and pastoral scenes.

On loan from the Adirondack Museum
Lake Champlain

Lake Champlain

Lake Champlain

Homer Dodge Martin

Oil on Canvas, 1872

Lake Champlain is named after the French explorer, Samuel de Champlain, who was the first European to map the region.

Lake Champlain Artist Info:

Homer Dodge Martin (1836–1927) was a landscape artist initially associated with the Hudson River School, however, he soon developed his own style and became widely known for his landscapes.

On loan from the Adirondack Museum