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Landscapes 2000-04

The Birch in Winter

The Birch in Winter

  • Oil on linen
  • Cat. No. 2003.08
  • 61.0 x 66.0 cm (24 x 26 in)
  • The Moyle Collection, Austin, Texas
  • Slide No. 12/25
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  • Some people say I paint my birch tree too many times. I tell them to look at Monet and his haystacks or water lilies. When I redo the birch, it's always under different light conditions and season of year. The temperature was about 15 degrees when I did this outdoors in the late afternoon.
    Awarded Best of Show at the 2006 Jackson Area Show, Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, Michigan.