Tag Archives: Hudson River School

June 18

The Power of a Seed

I suggest you view this painting as large as you can. The detail is amazing! My friend and co-worker, Rollie, made me aware of this painting—and I love it. Thanks Rollie. Frederick Edwin Church (1826-1900) was known as a great landscape painter and was a part of the Hudson River School (an art movement embodied […]

May 01

I Shall Not Want

Isn’t this painting gorgeous? It is called “The Beeches,” because it features beech and basswood trees, but I chose it because of the shepherd and sheep on their way down the road. One of the readings for this Sunday is the 23rd Psalm, and this painting illustrates the tranquil peaceful mood that is often associated […]