Dream of Arcadia
Prevailing color of this fine art print is green and its shape is long. Original size is . This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Thomas Cole (1801-1848)
was an American landscape painter of the Romantic
period. He born in England, but at age 17, his family emigrated to the United States. His father sold wallpaper. Cole travelled around Ohio and painted mainly portraits, with which he earned money. On the way to New York, he went on a trip down the Hudson River. He created a series of sketches of the mountains and surrounding nature, which were later transferred to the image Indian Pass
or View of Two Lakes
. These images sold quickly, and orders began to rain down on Cole. Therefore, he could travel to Europe for art. He travelled through Italy, mainly around Rome and Sicily. After his return, he continued in landscape painting and began making allegorical works - Sen Arcadia
. The best known is a five-part series of images mapping changing nature. Just before his death, he once more went to Europe. Much of his work is displayed in the Detroit museum.