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Landscapes 2000-04

Near Evening, the Black River

Near Evening, the Black River

  • Oil on Canvas
  • Cat. No. 2002.26
  • 61.0 x 50.8 cm (24 x 20 in)
  • Private collection (Alpena, Michigan)
  • Slide No. 14/25
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  • Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has two rivers named ‘Black’; this one is located in the eastern half. The scene depicts the river located just upstream from a nearby campground. A trout fisherman came by to observe what I was up to. ‘Er you paintin’ purty pitchers?’, he asked. I assured him I was.