From Colony to Nation: 200 Years of American Painting - New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West - 212-873-3400
Upper West Side, NY 10024
Description: This exhibition of American art, drawn from the New-York Historical Society's venerable collections, presents a chronological and thematic survey of masterworks ranging in date from 1720 to 1917. Included are Colonial, Federal and Gilded Age portraits; Hudson River School landscapes; marine and maritime paintings, with a focus on works inspired by the War of 1812; and genre, history, and narrative subjects.