Cole describes his arrival back in the U.S., his upcoming painting plans, and the American scenery (especially the Catskills); he disparages the public praise of Hiram Powers, reacts to criticism of Albert B. Thorwaldson, discusses Thomas P. Rossiter's troubles in Rome, and other topics.
Thomas Cole letter to George W. Greene, 1842 Aug. 29. Thomas Cole letters, [undated] and 1840-1842. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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