Thomas Worthington Whittredge (1820 - 1910)

Thomas Worthington Whittredge (1820 - 1910) was a highly regarded Americanartist of his time and was friends with several leading Hudson River School artists including Albert Besnard and Sanford Robinson Gifford.

Whittredge was born in a log cabin near Springfield, Ohio, May 22, 1820. He painted landscapes and portraits as a young man in Cincinnati before traveling to Europe in 1849 to further his artistic training. He studied in Paris, Düsseldorf, and Rome before returning to the United States. Arriving in Germany he settled at the Dusseldorf Academy, a major art school of the period, and studied with Emanuel Leutze.

Thomas Worthington Whittredge Paintings

Autumn on the Deleware Autumn on the Hudson Farm by the Shore Freshwater Pond in Summer - Rhode Island Gathering the Buckwheat Hunter in the Woods of Ashokan Indian Emcampment on the Platte River Indian Reservation June Paradise Valley Landscape in the Catskills Landscape with River Peaches