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James McDougal Hart  American  1828 -1901
Born: Kilmarnock  Scotland 
Died: Brooklyn New York United States 
Active: Albany New York  1831-1850, 1853
Dusseldorf  Germany 1851-1852
New York New York  1852, 1857-on
Addresses:  New York New York  1857 
Studied: Dusseldorf Academy 1850-1853
Instructors: Friedrich Wilhelm Schirmer 1850-1853
Exhibited: National Academy of Design 1862, 1870-1900
Brooklyn Art Association 1863-1883
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1867-1869, 1876, 1880-1883
Boston Art Club 1873, 1875
Centennial Exhibition 1876 Philadelphia 1876
Mechanics Institution, Boston 
Art Institute of Chicago 1888, 1904
Paris Exposition 1889
Corcoran Gallery 
National Academy of Design 1853-1900
National Academy of Design 
Examples of Work: Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown 
Vassar College 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Hudson River School
White Mountains
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
Animal / Wildlife
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1858; NA 1859
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James MacDougal Hart was born in 1828 and was considered a second generation Hudson River School artist. He studied in Dusseldorf, Germany at Schirmer and was later for his idyllic landscapes of Albany and the Adirondacks. Fre... (More)

A Leading landscape painter of the second generation of the Hudson River School, James McDougal Hart was born in 1828 in Kilmarnock, Scotland. His family emigrated to Albany, New York in 1831. There, at the age of 15, he... (More)

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