America’s Eden: Thomas Cole and “The Voyage of Life”
On view through September 14
Discover a landmark of American art by Thomas Cole, a leader of the Hudson River School. Cole’s allegorical paintings, The Voyage of Life, depict the course of a man’s life as a river journey through four magical landscapes. Cole’s masterpiece, which rarely travels, will be accompanied by 41 American landscape paintings and works on paper from the permanent collections of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica, New York.
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Above: Thomas Cole, The Voyage of Life: Childhood (detail), 1840, oil on canvas, 52 x 78 in. Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY