Jasper Francis Cropsey
(1823 - 1900)
Jasper Francis Cropsey was active/lived in New York. Jasper Cropsey is known for Autumnal landscape and allegorical painting, botanics.
Portrait by Edward L. Mooney 1847
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The following is excerpted from The New York Times, May 27, 2001,
"Vistas Revisited: Landscapes in Oil and Life" By Kirk Johnson
WARWICK, N.Y. Sometimes a view can change a life. A person climbs a hill, gazes out at the landscape, and is never quite the same. A vista has become a vision.
happened about 150 years ago to a landscape painter named Jasper
Francis Cropsey, then a rising star of the Hudson River School of art,
who wandered one day onto a hilltop that the Indians called Noonantum,
just south of the Catskills. It happened again in the 1930's, when a
young Polish immigrant named John Woloszczak hiked up to the abandoned
ruins of the Cropsey homestead and stood in the spot though he
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