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Lake George  1857

by John William Casilear

One of the chain of lakes forming the eastern boundary of New York State's Adirondack Mountains, Lake George rapidly became a national symbol of the scenic grandeur of the United States and a favorite resort for landscape painters at midcentury. John William Casilear's quietly luminous painting depicts the view from the southern of head end of the lake looking toward the T...
37 5/8 x 60 in. (95.5 x 152.4 cm)
Oil on canvas
Public Domain, Courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum