new york city panoramic

  Heart of the Andes, 1859, oil on canvas by Frederic Edwin Church,  American, 1826-1900. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York, USA.

  Church was best known for large panoramic scenes of waterfalls, mountains and sunsets and was a central figure in New York state’s Hudson River School. He had a respect for natural detail and traveled the Artic and Central and South America to get it.