David Johnson
American, 1827-1908
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
The Last New World: Important Hudson River School Paintings,
Questroyal Fine Art
Questroyal’s Ninth Annual Summer Special Sale,
Questroyal Fine Art
2013
Town & Country: American Cityscape & Landscape Painting from 1860-Present,
MME Fine Art

David Johnson’s delicate panoramic landscapes and feathery brushwork earned him the nickname “the American Rousseau”. He was a member of the second generation of Hudson River School artists, and like his contemporaries, he worked directly from nature on sketching trips throughout upstate New York, often creating …

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