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Lake George and the Village of Caldwell  1850

by Thomas Chambers

Based on a print of the same title by Jacques Milberg, this painting and seven other known versions represent one of Chambers’s most popular landscape subjects, set in upstate New York on the shores of Lake George. In this example, with its flushed sunset and idyllic waterway dotted with sailboats, the artist encapsulated the rapid transformation of the wilderness into set...
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art