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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.

Jasper Francis Cropsey

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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.

It 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   ...  Displaying 750 of 21570 characters.

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Biography photo for Jasper Francis Cropsey
Portrait by Edward L. Mooney 1847

About  Jasper Francis Cropsey

Born:  1823 - Staten Island, New York
Died:   1900 - Hastings-on-Hudson, New York
Known for:  Autumnal landscape and allegorical painting, botanics