Splintered Hemlock; Madeline Island, Wisconsin
- Oil on canvas
- 28" x 40", artwork
- 36.5" x 48.5" x 2.5", framed
Acquired by American Legacy Fine Arts directly from the artist
"Both my large field paintings, 'Ojibwe Sunrise' and 'Splintered Hemlock," were created on Madeline Island in Wisconsin over a one-week period and just 20 feet from each other. This particular area is abundant with hemlock and was once Ojibwe tribal land and continues to hold a strong spiritual atmosphere. 'Splintered Hemlock' was painted in afternoon sunlight revealing a recent blow-down after a major storm. Despite the complexity of painting large works en plein air in a forest interior, as well as the scourge of mosquitoes and ticks, it was a peaceful and magical experience."
— Joseph Paquet
Fleeting Moments: Works en Plein Air, American Legacy Fine Arts, Pasadena, California, November 17 - December 15, 2017
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