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Hugh Bolton Jones was a landscape painter from the United States. He became famous after the American Civil War. His paintings portray a range of subjects, from a lonely mountain to a vast expanse of greenery. The artist is remembered for his sweeping vistas of the great American West. His works are often reminiscent of the great Western painters, such as John Singer Sargent and Edward Hopper.

Hugh Bolton Jones was born in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1865 he began his formal studies at the National Academy of Art. He also studied with Thomas Hovenden and David Acheson Woodward, as well as Hudson River School artists like Horace W. Robbins. In 1868, he moved to New York City and became good friends with Thomas Hovenden. He also spent one year in Pont-Aven, Brittany, France.

A major influence on Jones' style was the Hudson River School and the plein air impressionists. These artists' work was influenced by the American tradition of academic precision. He traveled to California in 1890 and began making sketches for a book called "Our Italy." The publication was written by Charles Dudley Warner, a friend of Jones'. In 1874, he became a trustee of the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Hugh Bolton Jones' paintings of nature are characterized by realism. His realistic portrayals of eastern landscapes have earned him worldwide acclaim and recognition. He received numerous awards and was a member of several art societies, including the Royal Academy of Arts. His en plein air paintings have received accolades from major museums worldwide, and his work is now considered one of the finest in modern history. He was an incredibly prolific painter, and is highly regarded as one of the most influential painters of the American landscape.

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