Hudson River Valley Landscape by James B. Hope (1818-1892)

Lake George, NY from Tongue Mountain, looking northeast to Huletts landing

Hudson River Valley Landscape by James B. Hope (1818-1892), Image 1

James Hope was born November 29, 1818/19 in Scotland. After moving to the United States, he became a noted portrait, landscape, and historical genre painter; he served the Union Army during the Civil War. After living most of his life in Vermont, he moved to Watkins Glen, New York in 1872 where he built a studio and art gallery; devoting the last twenty years of his life as artist laureate of the water and wind-hewn geologic formations found in the vicinity, especially Rainbow Falls. He was also one of the many artists who painted in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

Measurement: Frame: 49.25" x 35"; sight: 40" x 25.75"

Material: Oil on canvas

Condition: Original stretcher and gilt frame, extremely minor scattered fill.