This is a set of three books, published by the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in Catskill, NY, just across the river from us in the Hudson Valley. Bundled as a set, they make an amazing gift for the artist, American history buff, or literary romantic in your life. An ideal gift and perfect for a guest room or short-term rental.
Each set includes:
“Thoughts & Occurrences: The Journal of Thomas Cole”
“Essay on American History” by Thomas Cole
“Lecture on Art” by Thomas Cole
“Thomas Cole was born in England in 1801 and emigrated to the United States seventeen years later. He enjoyed remarkable success as a professional artist in the young nation, beginning in 1825 when he made his first sketching trip to the Catskill Mountains and sold his first paintings in New York City. Founder of the art movement known today as the Hudson River School, Cole kept a journal, which he titled Thoughts & Occurrences, from 1834 until shortly before his death in 1848.” — The Thomas Cole National Historic Site
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