Monday, June 4, 2012

George Henry Durrie

George Henry Durrie (1820-1863) was best known and very popular for his paintings of winter scenes in New England. Many of these were reproduced as lithographs by Currier and Ives, increasing Durrie's popularity. Here is a detailed biography of Durrie.

This is the first of two sets of paintings by Durrie.

 A Christmas Party (1852)

 A Cold Morning (1861)

 Cider Pressing (1855)

 Farmstead in Winter (1860)

 Feeding the Sheep (1862)

 Gathering Wood for Winter (1855)

 Going to Church (1853)

 Haying at Jones Inn (1854)

Hunter in Winter Wood (1860)

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