Across the River

Charles Rosen1909

Reading Public Museum

Reading Public Museum
Reading, United States

Rosen grew up in Westmoreland County in western Pennsylvania and moved to New York to enroll in painting classes at the National Academy of Design. He studied with William Merritt Chase. In 1903, he moved to New Hope and enjoyed the camaraderie of Daniel Garber, Edward Redfield, William Lathrop and John Fulton Folinsbee. After 1920, the artist moved permanently to Woodstock, New York, where he served as director of the Art Students League summer school. In this work, a serene view of the Delaware River can be seen through a delicate screen of trees on the near shore.


  • Title: Across the River
  • Creator: Charles Rosen
  • Date Created: 1909
  • Physical Dimensions: 18"h x 24"w
  • Type: painting
  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: Museum Purchase
  • Creator Death Date: 1950
  • Creator Birth Date: 1878

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