Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. Among the Hudson River School artists, John Frederick Kensett is the acknowledged master of the mode termed "luminism" in American landscape painting.
He was born in Cheshire, Connecticut. By 1828, Kensett was employed in his father's engraving firm in New Haven, then briefly apprenticed with the engraver Peter Maverick in New York, where he met his lifelong friend and future colleague John W. Casilear. However, the death of Kensett's father in 1829 occasioned the artist's return to New... More » Web Gallery of Art, image collection, virtual museum, searchable database of European fine arts (1000-1850) Art Project, powered by Google. Mother of All Art and Art History Links Pages. Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history.
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