New England Coastal Scene with Figures, 1864

by John Frederick Kensett (1816–1872)
Oil on canvas
14 ¼ x 24 3/16 inches
Monogramed and dated lower right: JF.K. / ‘64.



Alexander Gallery, New York, New York

Private collection, New York

[With] Berry-Hill Galleries, New York, New York, by 2003

Private collection, New York


Bruce Weber, American Paintings XI (New York: Berry-Hill Galleries, 2003), 32–33.

Important American Paintings, Volume XX: Truth (New York: Questroyal Fine Art, LLC, 2019), plate 16.

Note: This painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist’s work by Dr. John P. Driscoll and Huntley Platt.

Artist Biography

Leading Hudson River School Painter Famous for New England Views

By Amy J. Carvel

Painting in a unique style, Kensett became known as one of America’s most beloved landscape painters and luminists, as well as a founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

I. Biography
II. Chronology
III. Collections
IV. Exhibitions
V. Memberships
VI. Notes
VII. Suggested Resources

I. Biography

John Frederick Kensett

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