An important figure in the second generation of Hudson River School painters, Whittredge was a friend and sketching companion of several of the artists on view here, including Sanford Gifford, William Haseltine, and Jervis McEentee. In this small coastal scene, probably of Newport, Rhode Island, Whittredge experimented with the broad, richly textured manner of the French Barbizon school—a style that would characterize his landscapes after 1880.
- Artist: Worthington Whittredge, American, 1820-1910
- Medium: Oil on canvas
- Dates: 1867
- Dimensions: 13 7/8 x 20 1/4 in. (35.2 x 51.4 cm) (show scale)
- Signature: Signed lower right: "W Whittredge 1867"
- Collections:American Art
- Museum Location: This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
- Accession Number: 51.191
- Credit Line: Gift of Charles D. Childs
- Rights Statement: No known copyright restrictions
- Caption: Worthington Whittredge (American, 1820-1910). Rocky Shore, 1867. Oil on canvas, 13 7/8 x 20 1/4 in. (35.2 x 51.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles D. Childs, 51.191
- Record Completeness: Best (83%)