Collection : The Olana Collection

A series published jointly by The Olana Partnership and Cornell University Press

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Maine Sublime
Frederic Edwin Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin
John Wilmerding
Maine provided sensational sunsets, robust waves crashing on rocky shores, and an abundance of wilderness well suited to Frederic Church's artistic vision. Maine Sublime brings together all of the Maine artwork in the Olana collection.



Fern Hunting among These Picturesque Mountains
Frederic Edwin Church in Jamaica
Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser, Katherine Manthorne
Preface and Acknowledgments by Washburn S. Oberwager In 1865 the American landscape painter Frederic Edwin Church and his wife, Isabel, traveled to Jamaica on a sojourn of recovery after the tragic deaths of their two young children Herbert and Emma...



Glories of the Hudson
Frederic Edwin Church's Views from Olana
Evelyn D. Trebilcock, Valerie A. Balint
"The site is the result of a careful study of the river-banks, and commands so many views of varied beauty, that all the glories of the Hudson may be said to circle it."—H. W. French, Art and Artists in Connecticut, 1879 In 1609, Henry Hudson sailed...



Treasures from Olana
Landscapes by Frederic Edwin Church
Kevin J. Avery
"The wide variety of selections from Frederic Edwin Church's collection of his own paintings shows the master in all phases of his career, in sketches and finished paintings, depicting the breadth of his subjects and the high technical skills that...



Fire and Ice
Treasures from the Photographic Collection of Frederic Church at Olana
Thomas Fels
Frederic Church (1826–1900), who gained international renown for paintings such as Niagara (1857), Heart of the Andes (1859), Twilight in the Wilderness (1860), and The Icebergs (1861), was inspired by his extensive travel and study. His work was also...



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