Classical Lecture Series: Life Along the Hudson: The Historic Country Estates of the Livingston Family

Classical Lecture Series: Life Along the Hudson: The Historic Country Estates of the Livingston Family
Wednesday, April 03, 2019 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Image credit: Pieter Estersohn

Classical Lecture Series & Book Signing

Pieter Estersohn, Guest Speaker

In Life  Along  the  Hudson The  Historic  Country  Estates of  the  Livingston  Family renowned  photographer Pieter Estersohn presents sublime country homes overlooking the majestic Hudson River, offering some  of  the  finest  examples  of stately American  architecture built  between 1730 and 1946 - all  originally owned by members of the Livingston family and their descendants. Estersohn, who recently restored Staats Hall, a prominent residence located in the area and included in the book’s introduction, has long been fascinated by these enchanting homes and their histories. His photography provides one stunning interior and exterior view after another of several of these storied architectural gems, as  well  as  their picturesque gardens and landscape designs. This insider’s perspective allows Estersohn to provide fresh insight into  the  historical significance  of this  beautiful  region,  which  continues  to lure those seeking stately and charming country retreats —as it has for centuries. 

Pieter Estersohn is a leading photographer of architecture and interiors. His work regularly appears in major shelter magazines, including Architectural Digest, and he has contributed to many interior design and lifestyle books, among them Charlotte Moss's Rizzoli publications. He is the author of Kentucky: Historic Houses and Horse Farms of Bluegrass Country (Monicelli Press, 2014). He is also on the boards of the Historic Red Hook Advisory Council and Friends of Clermont, and belongs to the Edgewood Club in Tivoli, New York, founded in the 1880s by the original owners of many of the homes featured in Life Along the Hudson.

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This is the 3rd lecture of the 2019 Classical Lecture Series.  The Series will also include:
May 22: Gardens of the Arts & Crafts Movement, Judith Tankard, Guest Speaker
September 18:  Edith Wharton and the Villas of Rome, CeCe Haydock, Guest Speaker
October 23: The Architecture of John Simpson:  The Timeless Language of Classicism, John Simpson, Guest Speaker

Free for 2019 Classical Lecture Series Season Pass Holders
Individual Ticket:
ICAA Members - $30
General Public - $55


This 2019 Classical Lecture Series is made possible by the generous support from:
Event Sponsor
Bay Shades

Education Sponsors:

Richard Holz, Inc.
Shawn Nelson Builders

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