Nature on canvas

Before there was color landscape photography, there was painting. One of the great landscape artists was Albert Bierstadt, whose Valley of the Yosemite is currently featured on a 42-cent stamp:

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The Art Renewal Center advertises itself as the internet’s largest online art museum, and has hundreds of high-resolution Bierstadt paintings (as well as thousands of other paintings).

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Bridal Veil Falls, Yosemite


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Yosemite Valley


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Moat Mountain Intervale, New Hampshire


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Lower Yellowstone Falls


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A Rocky Mountain Sheep, Ovis montana

Grace and Peace

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