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Jervis McEntee

Jervis McEntee was a landscape painter, born in 1828 in the Hudson River Valley in Rondout, New York.  It was said that 'Nostalgia may well have been McEntee's middle name", and that he, always attempting to stir emotions in his viewers, often attached poetry to his paintings when exhibiting them.  At a time when the Civil War and its after effects caused great disruption in America, McEntee's work may have provided a visual escape for the more educated.  His works are rich with the colors of autumn and winter, and he, who often painted in the Catskill Mountains, preferred smaller views rather than panoramas.  Usually detailed and simple, his works often reflect a sense of loneliness.

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About  Jervis McEntee

Born:  1828 - Rondout, New York
Died:   1891 - Rondout, New York
Known for:  landscape and coastal view painting