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Unformatted text preview: Heidelberg School: (1870 - 1900) The Heidelberg school was the first major school of Australian art, beginning in the late 19th century and lasting about thirty years. It was based on aspects of French Impressionism but aspired to create a style that was authentically Australian. The movement got its named in 1891 by art critic Sidney Dickinson. He chose the name because many artists often found their subjects in the rural Heidelberg area outside of Melbourne. The school is remembered for being the first movement to accurately depict the Australian landscape. Artists: (biography & artworks) McCubbin, Frederick - 1855 - 1917 McCubbin, Frederick - 1855 - 1917 Hudson River School: (1825 - 1875) The Hudson River School was comprised of a group of painters who created realistic, romanticized works, particularly in New York’s Hudson River Valley. Led by Thomas Cole, other artists in the School chose particularly in New York’s Hudson River Valley....
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- The American, Hudson River School