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Apr 05

Arts Everyday Living: In the Wilds of British Columbia—the Spectacular Lake O’Hara

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IN THE WILDS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

THE SPECTACULAR LAKE O’HARA

 

 

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John Singer Sargent, Lake O’Hara, 1916, oil on canvas, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Generations of visitors to Yoho National Park have regarded the alpine splendor of the Lake O’Hara area with deep reverence.  Here are amassed the bubbling brooks, vibrant mosses, vast rock amphitheaters of snow, cloud and light……

British Columbia, Canada website.

American master John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) attained fame and fortune as the popular portraitist of the glittering, super-wealthy society of the Gilded Age.  However, by 1916 when he painted his panoramic view of Canada’s Lake O’Hara in British Columbia, Sargent was attempting to shift his artistic energies to recreating the beauty of the natural environment.

The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

Welcome in spring with the guidance of self-help book Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively.

AVAILABLE VIA AMAZON & PAY PAL

 

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