Saturday, November 21, 2009

AC Leighton

Above the Treeline
Oil on Canvas
Glenbow Museum Collection, Calgary, Ab

Above the Treeline is a statement of the glory and majesty of the Rockies and its expressed in the artful language of worship. The peaks lift like hands in prayerful supplication. The scene is positioned so the water is near the observer's eye level, and it takes us along its path, into the snow lined valley and onward to the place where sky and land meet and where streams of white cloud descend from the heavens above.

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1 comment:

  1. A very powerful piece, Win, and one I hadn't seen before, so thank you for sharing it with us!


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