Cryoscapes: Time and Season in the Paintings of George Henry Durrie

George Philip Lebourdais

Stanford University

George Philip LeBourdais is a Doctoral Candidate (ABD) inthe Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University. He holds a BAfrom Middlebury College and an MA from Williams College and the Clark ArtInstitute. His research, writing, and curating have earned awards from theAndrew W. Mellon Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies,and the Fulbright Scholar Program. At Stanford, he has served as a presidentand board member of the Environmental Humanities Project, aresearch group that explores issues of the environment and ecology broadlythrough debates, lectures, and film series. 


Between 1850 and 1863, George Henry Durrie painted a number of genre scenes depicting everyday life around his home in New Haven, Connecticut. Durrie distinguished himself by specializing in “snow scenes”: domesticated... [ view full abstract ]


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