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Thomas Cole

Cole, Thomas (1801–48), English-born U.S. landscape painter. He studied painting at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and gained fame beginning in 1825 for his Hudson River Valley paintings. Some of his works which had moral themes included The Course of Empire (1839) and The Voyage of Life (1840).

See also: Hudson River School.

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