in Scotland. He and his brother moved to the United States in 1831.
Painted lovely, idyllic scenes in Albany during the "golden age,"
a brief artistic time for that region. Moved to New York City and opened
studio. Later, moved to Brooklyn and became Brooklyns best-known
long time resident landscape paint and a Hudson River School artist.
Expansive landscape, s.l.l. Hart 67 or 69,
oil on canvas laid on board, 29"x24"
Self-taught until age 18, then studied with brother James M. Hart in
Munich; with Schirmer in Dusseldorf.
Brooklyn Academy of Design (was first president in 1865); National Academy,
1858; AWCS (founder).
New York City; Philadelphia; Washington, D.C. and Boston.