Private collection, Marblehead, Massachusetts
Paradise Rocks, Newport, 1860, oil on canvas, 25⅛ x 45⅛ inches, signed and dated lower right: Suydam / 1860; National Academy of Design, New York, New York
Well-connected Luminist recognized for his serene landscapes
By William Tylee Ranney Abbott
The work of James Augustus Suydam, characterized by idealized tranquil landscapes and seascapes illuminated by softly sunlit skies, is emblematic of the American Luminist movement of the nineteenth century.
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