Albert Bierstadt, In the Mountains, 1867, oil on canvas

Albert Bierstadt, In the Mountains, 1867, oil on canvas

Gallery Talk: The Intriguing Medium of Rock: Take a closer look at Carl Andre’s Stone Field Sculpture and works by artists of the Hudson River School with Robert Thorson, Professor of Geology at the University of Connecticut and author of Stone by Stone: The Magnificent History in New England’s Stone Walls. Explore the range of artistry found in Hartford’s most famous boulders and the distant grandeur of 19-century landscapes.

Read Thorson’s recent Op Ed in The Hartford Courant.

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From Our Collection

17th century, van Hoogstraten 1817, Unknown 1640, Bourdon 1863-66, Colman

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