Arts Everyday Living: Childe Hassam in America–Exploring the Multi-Colored Desert

CHILDE HASSAM IN AMERICA

EXPLORING THE MULTI-COLORED DESERT

 

 

Childe Hassam, Harney Desert, 1908, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Childe Hassam, Harney Desert, 1908, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Childe Hassam, though not an Oregonian, created some of the best known paintings of Oregon’s landscape……..

His second trip to Oregon in 1908, was primarily focused on the Harney desert in Malheur County.

The Oregon Encyclopeida

American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935), like his French contemporary Monet, captured the landscape across his native country, often using the vivid colors, dynamic brushstrokes, and luminous light typical of the style practiced by both artists.

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

 

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