Still messing with the oils. This is a work in progress - have to get up the nerve to finish the porch. This is painted from a photograph that was taken by my friend at Olana. Olana was the home of Fredric Church, who along with his buddy Thomas Cole, did some very famous paintings and become quite prominent in the late 19th century art world. They are quite the ticket around here in the Hudson Valley.
denise, this is reallyreally lovely! the sky against the greens is soooo rich and juicy...
have you ever heard Marc Cohn's "Olana"
I was ignorant of the place until I heard the song..and now live too far away to visit without a big plan.
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