DescriptionLyndhurst was designed by Alexander Jackson Davis (1803-1892) in the gothic revival style. Davis completed this first phase in 1842, and designed much of the furniture. In 1864, Lyndhurst's owner hired Davis to more than double its size.In 1880 Jay Gould (1836-1892), the railroad magnate, Wall Street tycoon, and prototypical robber baron, purchased the estate and renamed it Lyndhurst. He added a colossal greenhouse in the gothic style by the firm of Lord and Burnham; its cast-iron structure still stands. Gould hired Herter Brothers to redecorate and added paintings by Corot, Courbet, Bouguereau, and others, many still extant.The important 'gardenesque' landscape is by Ferdinand Mangold (1828-1905). Many of the landscape features created by Mangold, his predecessors, and his successors, are preserved, including spectacular specimen trees.
Jessica Jenney, Bronxville, NY Member Since September 2008 Artist Statement I photograph the natural world with an emphasis on intimate landscapes with a romantic flair.
“A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.” ― Ansel Adams"
Joanne Bradley, Feature Writer for Inside Solo magazine has compared the end result of Jessica's textured-layered style to that of a classical painter.
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