John Frederick Kensett, 1816-1872, was an American artist, a member of Hudson River School, associated with Luminism. Kensett is best known for landscape art of New York and New England and seascapes of coastal New Jersey, Long Island and New England. In 1851 Kensett painted a monumental oil painting of Mount Washington that has become an icon of White Mountain art. He was a full member of the National Academy of Design, the founder and president of the Artists' Fund Society, and a founder and trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.