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Portrait - Thomas Cole
Portrait

Thomas Cole America's leading landscape painter during the first half of the nineteenth century, was born on February 1, 1801 in Bolton-le-Moor, England. Before emigrating with his family to the United States in 1818, he served as an engraver's assistant and as an apprentice to a designer of calico prints. Cole worked briefly as an engraver in Philadelphia before joining his family in Steubenville, Ohio, in 1819.

While in Ohio he apparently learned the rudiments of oil painting from an itinerant portrait painter named Stein. In 1823, during a stay in Pittsburgh, Cole began drawing from nature, creating closely observed and intensely expressive images of trees and branches.



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The Course of the Empire: The Consummation - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
The Course of the Empire: The Consummation
The Course of Empire: Destruction, 1836 - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
The Course of Empire: Destruction, 1836
Scene from The Last of the Mohicans  1826 - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
Scene from The Last of the Mohicans 1826
Daniel Boone Sitting at the Door of His Cabin on the... - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
Daniel Boone Sitting at the Door of His Cabin on the...
Falls of Kaaterskill - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
Falls of Kaaterskill
Sunrise in the Catskill Mountains - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
Sunrise in the Catskill Mountains
Catskill Creek, New York, 1845 - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
Catskill Creek, New York, 1845
The Voyage of Life: Childhood - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
The Voyage of Life: Childhood
Cross at Sunset - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
Cross at Sunset
The Consummation of the Empire 1836 - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
The Consummation of the Empire 1836
Dream of Arcadia - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
Dream of Arcadia
Landscape Composition, Italian Scenery - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
Landscape Composition, Italian Scenery
The Course of Empire: The Arcadian or Pastoral State... - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
The Course of Empire: The Arcadian or Pastoral State...
The Voyage of Life: Youth - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
The Voyage of Life: Youth
The Voyage of Life: Old Age - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
The Voyage of Life: Old Age
The Course of the Empire: Desolation - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
The Course of the Empire: Desolation
The Voyage of Life: Manhood - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
The Voyage of Life: Manhood
The Picnic   1846 - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
The Picnic 1846
Sketch for 'Dream of Arcadia' - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
Sketch for 'Dream of Arcadia'
The Course of the Empire: The Savage State - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
The Course of the Empire: The Savage State
Expulsion - Moon and Firelight - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
Expulsion - Moon and Firelight
The Course of Empire, The Arcadian or Pastoral State - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
The Course of Empire, The Arcadian or Pastoral State
Prometheus Bound - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
Prometheus Bound
An Evening in Arcadia - Thomas Cole - www.thomas-cole.info
An Evening in Arcadia
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