After Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823-1900)
Hudson Valley Landscape. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1860, 14 x 20 in., in a gilt gesso frame. Condition: Scattered retouch, relined.
Provenance: Mrs. Ray (Marie Bennet), Warwick, New York.
Literature: See Folk Painters of America, by Robert Bishop (Dutton & Co., New York, 1979), pp. 98-99, for similar examples. The painting is after an engraving of J.F. Cropsey's American Harvesting the engraving done by James Smillie, published by the American Art Union in 1851.