List of works by Frederic Edwin Church

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This is a list of works by Frederic Edwin Church (May 4, 1826 – April 7, 1900), an American landscape painter, who was part of the Hudson River School movement. Church's paintings were inspired by his travels, including Africa, Europe, the Middle East, South America, and North America.[1]

Works[edit]

Painting Name Year Technique Dimensions Current Location
Hooker and Company Frederic Edwin Church.jpeg Hooker and Company Journeying through the Wilderness from Plymouth to Hartford, in 1636 1846 Oil on canvas 40.25 × 60.37 in. (102.24 × 153.35 cm.) Wadsworth Atheneum, Connecticut
Moses Viewing the Promised Land Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Moses Viewing the Promised Land 1846 Oil on academy board 12 ½ × 10 in. (31.75 × 25.4 cm.) Private collection
July Sunset, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.jpg July Sunset[2] (also July Sunset, Berkshire County, Massachusetts[3]) 1847 Oil on canvas 29 × 40 ⅜ in. Private collection[4]
North Lake Frederic Edwin Church.jpg North Lake 1847 Oil on canvas 12 × 19 in. Private collection[4]
Study for View near Stockbidge, Massachusetts Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Study for View near Stockbridge, Massachusetts 1847 Oil on board 7 ½ × 11 in. Private collection[4]
Sunrise (1847) Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Sunrise c. 1847 Oil on paper 8 ½ × 14 ⅜ in. Olana State Historic Site, New York[4]
View in Pittsford, Vermont Frederic Edwin Church.jpg View in Pittsford, Vermont 1848 Oil on academy board 11 × 16 ¼ in. Private collection[4]
Morning, Looking East over the Hudson Valley from Catskill Mountains.jpg Morning, Looking East over the Hudson Valley from Catskill Mountains 1848 Oil on canvas 24 × 18 in. (60.96 × 45.72 cm.) Albany Institute of History and Art, New York
West Rock, New Haven Frederic Edwin Church.jpg West Rock, New Haven 1849 Oil on canvas 27 ⅛ × 40 ⅛ in. New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut[4]
Above the Clouds at Sunrise Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Above the Clouds at Sunrise 1849 Oil on canvas 27 ¼ × 40 ¼ in. (69.22 × 102.24 cm.) Public collection
The Old Boat Frederic Edwin Church 1850.jpeg The Old Boat (also known as The Abandoned Skiff) 1850 Oil on canvas Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Spain
Fog off Mount Desert Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Fog off Mount Desert 1850 Oil on board 15 ½ × 12 in. (39.37 × 30.48 cm.) Private collection
Otter Creek Mt Desert by Frederic Edwin Church 1850.jpeg Otter Creek, Mt. Desert 1850 Oil on canvas Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Beacon, off Mount Desert Island Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Beacon, off Mount Desert Island 1851 Oil on canvas 31 × 46 in. Private collection[4]
New England Scenery Frederic Edwin Church 1851.jpeg New England Scenery 1851 Oil on canvas George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Massachusetts
Camp Fire in the Maine Wilderness Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Camp Fire in the Maine Wilderness 1851–59 Oil on canvas 25 ¼ × 17 ¼ in. (69.14 × 43.82 cm.) Private collection
The Wreck Frederic Edwin Church.jpg The Wreck 1852 Oil on canvas 46 × 30 in. (116.84 × 76.2 cm.) The Parthenon, United States
Grand Manan Island, Bay of Fundy.jpg Grand Manan Island, Bay of Fundy 1852 Oil on canvas 55.4 × 81.12 cm. Public collection
Home by the Lake Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Home by the Lake 1852 Oil on canvas 48 × 32 in. (122.55 × 81.28 cm.) Public collection
Coast Scene Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Coast Scene 1852 Oil on canvas 20 × 30 in. Private collection[4]
Figures in a New England Landscape Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Figures in a New England Landscape 1852 Oil on canvas 26 × 18 in. (66.04 × 45.72 cm.) Private collection
Frederic Edwin Church - The Natural Bridge, Virginia.jpg The Natural Bridge, Virginia 1852 Oil on canvas University of Virginia Art Museum
Autumn on the Hudson Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Autumn[5] (also Autumn on the Hudson[6]) 1853 Oil on canvas 20 × 30 ½ in. Private collection[4]
Mt Ktaadn by Frederic Edwin Church 1853.jpeg Mt. Ktaadn (Mt. Katahdin) 1853 Oil on canvas Yale University Art Gallery, Connecticut
Sunset on Catskill Lake Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Sunset on Catskill Lake 1854 Oil on paper mounted on canvas 9.93 × 15 ¾ in. Private collection[4]
La Magdalena aka Scene on the Magdalena Frederic Edwin Church.jpg La Magdalena aka Scene on the Magdalena 1854 Oil on canvas 42 × 28 in. (106.68 × 71.12 cm.) Private collection
A Country Home Frederic Edwin Church HQ.jpg A Country Home 1854 Oil on canvas 161.61 × 115.89 cm. Seattle Art Museum, Washington. HQ Image.
Sunset, Bar Harbor Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Sunset, Bar Harbor 1854 Oil on paper mounted on cavas 10 ⅛ × 17 ¼ in. Olana State Historic Site, New York[4]
Tamaca Palms by Frederic Edwin Church, 1854 - Corcoran Gallery of Art - DSC01132.JPG Tamaca Palms 1854 Oil on canvas 26 ¾ × 35 15/16 in. (68 × 91.4 cm.) Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Cotopaxi (1855 with house) Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Cotopaxi 1855 Oil on canvas 42.13 × 28 in. (107 × 71.12 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
Frederic Edwin Church, The Andes of Ecuador, c. 1855, HAA.jpg The Andes of Ecuador 1855 Oil on canvas Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Cotopaxi (1855) Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Cotopaxi 1855 Oil on canvas 30 × 46.44 in. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas[4][7]
Autumn in North America Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Autumn in North America 1856 Oil on board 17 × 11 ¼ in. (43.18 × 28.58 cm.) Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection (Madrid, Spain)
Cross in the Wilderness Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Cross in the Wilderness 1857 Oil on board 24 ¼ × 16.26 in. (61.6 × 41.3 cm.) Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection (Madrid, Spain)
View of Cotopaxi by Frederic Edwin Church 1857.jpg View of Cotopaxi 1857 Oil on canvas 24 ½ × 36 ½ in. (62.2 × 92.7 cm.) Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
View on the Magdalena River Frederic Edwin Church.jpg View on the Magdalena River 1857 Oil on canvas 23 ¾ × 36 in. Private collection[4]
Horseshoe Falls, Niagara Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Horseshoe Falls, Niagara 1857 Oil on paper mounted on canvas 11 ½ × 35 ⅝ in. Olana State Historic Site, New York[4]
Frederic church - niagara falls.jpg Niagara 1857 Oil on canvas 40 x 90 ½ in. (106.5 x 229.9 cm.) Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Study for "Under Niagara" Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Study for "Under Niagara" 1858 Oil on paper mounted on canvas 11 ¾ × 17 ½ in. Olana State Historic Site, New York[4]
Frederick Edwin Church - Morning in the Tropics - Walters 37147.jpg Morning in the Tropics ca. 1858 Oil on paper mounted on canvas 8.25 x 14 in. (21 x 35.5 cm) Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
Twilight, Mount Ktaadn, Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Twilight, Mount Ktaadn c. 1858–60 Oil on paper mounted on board 10 ½ × 13 ⅝ in. Collection of Henry and Sharon Martin[4]
Autumn Shower Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Autumn Shower 1859 Oil on paper 11 ¾ × 6 ½ in. (29.85 × 16.51 cm.) Private collection
Church Heart of the Andes.jpg The Heart of the Andes 1859 Oil on canvas 167.9 × 302.9 cm. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Icebergs and Wreck in Sunset Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Icebergs and Wreck in Sunset 1860 Oil on paperboard mounted on canvas 8 ¼ × 12 ¼ in. Private collection[4]
Frederic Church Meteor of 1860.jpg The Meteor of 1860 c. 1860–61 Oil on canvas 10 × 17 ½ in. Private collection[4]
Twilight wilderness big.jpeg Twilight Wilderness 1860 Oil on canvas 101.6 × 162.6 cm. Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Oil Study of Cotopaxi Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Oil Study of Cotopaxi 1861 Oil on canvas 7 ½ × 12 in. Private collection[4]
The Icebergs (Frederic Edwin Church), 1861 (color).jpg The Icebergs 1861 Oil on canvas 163.83 × 285.75 cm. Dallas Museum of Art, Texas
Our Banner in the Sky by Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Our Banner in the Sky 1861 Oil on paper 7.5 × 11.25 in. Private collection
Oosisoak Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Oosisoak c. 1861 Oil on canvas 23 × 17 in. Private collection[8]
Study of Cotopaxi (1862) Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Study of Cotopaxi c. 1862 Pencil and Chinese white on paper 5 ½ × 9 ¼ in. Collection of Fayez Sarofim[4]
Cotopaxi church.jpg Cotopaxi 1862 Oil on canvas
Setting Sun Frederic Edwin Church.jpg The Setting Sun 1864 Oil on canvas 9 ½ × 14 in. Private collection[4]
Mount Chimborazo (1865) Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Mount Chimborazo 1865 Oil on canvas 7 ⅛ × 12 ⅜ in. Olana State Historic Site, New York[4]
Eruption at Cotopaxi Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Eruption at Cotopaxi c. 1865 Oil on canvas 9.56 × 17.06 in. Collection of Fayez Sarofim[4]
Frederic Edwin Church - Aurora Borealis - Google Art Project.jpg Aurora Borealis 1865 Oil on canvas 142.6 × 212.1 cm. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
Frederic Edwin Church - Rainy Season in the Tropics - Google Art Project.jpg Rainy Season in the Tropics 1866 Oil on canvas 56.25 × 84.25 in. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, California[9]
Pichincha (1867) Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Pichincha 1867 Oil on canvas 31 × 48.19 in. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania[4]
View of Cotopaxi by Frederic Edwin Church 1867.jpeg View of Cotopaxi 1867 Oil on canvas Yale University Art Gallery, Connecticut
Erechtheum Frederic Edwin Church.jpg The Erechtheum c. 1869–70 Oil on paper mounted on canvas 13 × 12 in. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts[10]
Parthenon (1869) Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Study for "The Parthenon" c. 1869–70 Oil on paper mounted on canvas 13 × 20 in. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts[11]
Parthenon (1871) Frederic Edwin Church.jpg The Parthenon 1871 Oil on canvas 44 ½ × 72 ⅝ in. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York[12]
Brooklyn Museum - Tropical Scenery - Frederic Edwin Church - overall.jpg Tropical Scenery (South American Landscape) 1873 Oil on canvas 38.31 × 59.93 in. (97.3 × 152.2 cm.) Brooklyn Museum, New York[4]
Sunset on July 26, 1870 Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Sunset on July 26, 1870 1870 Oil on paper mounted on artist's board 8 ¼ × 13 in. Private collection[4]
Sunset & Catskills from Church Hill Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Sunset & Catskills from Church Hill c. 1870–72 Oil on paperboard 10 ⅜ × 13 ⅞ in. Olana State Historic Site, New York[4]
View from Olana in the Snow Frederic Edwin Church.jpg View from Olana in the Snow c. 1870–75 Oil on academy board mounted on Masonite 13 ¼ × 21 in. Colby College of Museum of Art, Maine[4]
Figures in an Ecuadorian Landscape Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Figures in an Ecuadorian Landscape 1872 Oil on canvas 36 × 21 in. (91.44 × 53.34 cm.) Private collection
Clouds over Olana Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Clouds over Olana 1872 Oil on paper 8 ⅝ × 12 ⅛ in. Olana State Historic Site, New York[4]
Syria by the Sea Frederic Edwin Church 1873.jpeg Syria by the Sea 1873 Oil on canvas 56 x 85 in. Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Syrian Landscape (1873) Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Syrian Landscape[13] (also Landscape in Greece[14]) 1873 Oil on panel 15 ½ × 22 ½ in. Private collection[4]
Autumn (1875) Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Autumn 1875 Oil on canvas 24.02 × 15.51 in. (61 × 39.4 cm.) Thyseen-Bornemisza Collection (Madrid, Spain)
Study (1874) Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Study 1874 Oil on paper laid down on board 8 × 10 in. Private collection[4]
Aegean Sea Frederic Edwin Church.jpg The Aegean Sea c. 1877 Oil on canvas 54 × 63 ¼ in. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York[4]
El Rio de Luz (The River of Light) Frederic Edwin Church.jpg El Rio de Luz (The River of Light) 1877 Oil on canvas National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Landscape in the Adirondacks Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Landscape in the Adirondacks 1878 Oil on canvas 8 ½ × 13 in. Private collection[4]
Springtime in the Levant Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Springtime in the Levant 1879 Oil on canvas 31 × 48 in. Private collection[4]
Marine—Sunset Frederic Edwin Church.jpg Marine—Sunset 1881–82 Oil on canvas 30 ½ × 42 in. Private collection[4]
Al Ayn Frederic Edwin Church 1882.jpeg Al Ayn (also known as The Fountain) 1882 Oil on canvas Mead Art Museum, Massachusetts
Chimborazo Volcano by Frederic Edwin Church 1884.jpeg Chimborazo Volcano 1884 Oil on canvas Yale University Art Gallery, Connecticut
Moonrise Frederic Edwin Church 1889.jpeg Moonrise 1889 Oil on canvas Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Frederic Edwin Church - Der Eisberg - 1891.jpeg The Iceberg 1891 Oil on canvas H: 28 1/5 x W: 39 1/4 x D: 5 in. (71.63 x 99.69 x 12.7 cm) Carnegie Museum of Art, Pennsylvania
Frederic Edwin Church - Mount Katahdin from Millinocket Camp.jpg Mount Katahdin from Millinocket Camp 1895 Oil on canvas 26 ½ × 42 ¼ in. Portland Museum of Art, Maine

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Hankin 2007, p. 11.
  2. ^ Carr 2007, p. 17.
  3. ^ "Frederic Edwin Church :: July Sunset, Berkshire County, Massachusetts". Art Renewal Center. August 3, 2005. Archived from the original on April 1, 2011. Retrieved April 1, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai Carr 2007.
  5. ^ Carr 2007, p. 25.
  6. ^ "Frederic Edwin Church :: Autumn on the Hudson". Art Renewal Center. May 20, 2005. Archived from the original on April 1, 2011. Retrieved April 1, 2011. 
  7. ^ Frederic Edwin Church, Cotopaxi, 1855, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, www.mfah.org
  8. ^ Harvey 2002, p. 64.
  9. ^ "Rainy Season in the Tropics, 1866". Google Art Project. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  10. ^ "Erechtheum – Museum of Fine Arts, Boston". Museum of Fine Arts Boston. Archived from the original on December 16, 2011. Retrieved December 16, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Study for "The Parthenon" – Museum of Fine Arts, Boston". Museum of Fine Arts Boston. Archived from the original on December 16, 2011. Retrieved December 16, 2011. 
  12. ^ Gerdts, William (2007). "The Worlds of Frederic Edwin Church". Antiques & Fine Art. Archived from the original on April 1, 2011. Retrieved April 1, 2011. 
  13. ^ Carr 2007, p. 56.
  14. ^ "Frederic Edwin Church :: Landscape in Greece". Art Renewal Center. May 20, 2005. Archived from the original on April 2, 2011. Retrieved April 2, 2011. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Carr, Gerald, L. (2007). Frankel, Stephen Robert, ed. Frederic Edwin Church: Romantic Landscapes and Seascapes. New York: Adelson Galleries; New York: Michael Altman Fine Art & Advisory Services; and Texas: Meredith Long & Company. pp. 17–63. ISBN 978-0-9741621-7-1. 
  • Hankin, Lisa Bush (2007). "Church: A Biographical Sketch". In Carr, Gerald L. Frederic Edwin Church: Romantic Landscapes and Seascapes. Stephen Robert Frankel (editor). New York: Adelson Galleries; New York: Michael Altman Fine Art & Advisory Services; and Texas: Meredith Long & Company. pp. 11–13. ISBN 978-0-9741621-7-1. 
  • Harvey, Eleanor Jones (2002). The Voyage of the Icebergs: Frederic Church's Arctic Masterpiece. Gerald L. Carr (contributions). New Haven: Dallas Museum of Art. p. 64. ISBN 0-300-09536-8.