Hackensack Meadows  1890

by Jasper Francis Cropsey

Cropsey was one of only a few Hudson River School artists who painted landscape in watercolor. Although he began to work in the medium as early as 1855, the artist did not paint watercolor landscapes in earnest until the 1880s. One of Cropsey’s favorite subjects, the Hackensack meadows were located within a half-day’s journey of his home in Hasting-on-Hudson, New York. The...
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art