Bierstadt's Mt Hood

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Webfoot
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Bierstadt's Mt Hood

Post by Webfoot » April 17th, 2017, 4:09 am

Splintercat, I just read your lastest WyEast Blog post. Thanks for another entertaining lesson.

Have you seen this?

http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/eca ... art-n09580

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Aimless
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Re: Bierstadt's Mt Hood

Post by Aimless » April 17th, 2017, 8:43 am

Bierstadt was definitely into romanticizing his landscapes, rather than directly painting what he saw. That Mt. Hood painting is a great example of how his imagination ran wild with reality.

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