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Yosemite Half Dome: After the Storm

Yosemite Half Dome:  After the Storm by Stefan Baumann

20×16 Oil on Oil Primed Canvas  Stretched on Wood Bars

Framing

4″ custom Driftwood with Gold Liner and Driftwood Inner Liner

Signed

Lower Right – Baumann  GV in Red     Date Completed: 2012

On Verso

Stefan Baumnann, “After the Storm” Oil on Canvas, 408-606-9074, 85 Cerritos SF CA 94127

Artist’s Comment

After spending many weekends exploring Yosemite,  I’m always impressed by the view of Half Dome from Glacier Point. I also have a great respect for summer storms in the Sierras. As a boy growing up in Lake Tahoe, I would often hike to hidden lakes on a beautiful afternoon, and without warning, a summer downpour would occur with significant lighting and thunder. These sudden storms could be deadly, and many people were hurt and  died when they were caught of guard roaming the Sierras and climbing Half Dome in Yosemite.  I know the warning signals of an approaching storm.  You can feel the electricity in the air.  When I saw the clouds darken and roll into the valley, I could tell that another sudden lighting storm was brewing. But I was in the middle of painting from a wonderful vantage point where I could see Half Dome, and there was nothing that would stop me from painting this amazing vista.  I found some shelter in on outcropping of rocks and  painted while it rained; and after what seemed like hours, I looked up to see a rainbow announcing that the storm was over.   I began my hike back home but not before I painted a few brush strokes of color to remind me that after the storm, comes the rainbow. This painting was done both on location and finished in my studio.

Provenance

Currently held by the Artist

Price

$ 2,560




If you wish to acquire this fine original oil painting locally or if you have questions about this painting, please contact the artist at 415-606-9074 or email him at stefanbaumannartistatgmaildotcom.

Shipping

The price of this original oil painting includes shipping.

This painting will be displayed in Stefan Baumann’s “One Man Show” at The Gallery in Mount Shasta from July 5–25, 2014.

 

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Olympic National Park Painting: Misty Morning

Olympic National Park Painting: Misty Morning by Stefan Baumann

12x 18 Oil on Oil Primed Linen Canvas Mounted on Panel

Framing

3″ dark brown wood costume frame

Signed

Lower Left – Baumann GV in Red Paint    Completion Date: 2005

On Verso

Framed Inscribed in pencil LR “Misty Morning By Stefan Baumann.” On the Back of Panel Artist inscribed -  “Misty Morning By Stefan Baumann” in Pen

Artist’s Comments

(From Post A Foggy Day in Olympic National Park)

I chose a cold and foggy landscape to paint with a beach that was empty and quiet except for a few seals and the occasional burst of air and spray from a whale that broke the silence. After setting up, I began by imagining how I wanted the composition, the atmosphere, and the lighting to appear. When I started my painting it was a foggy morning but in less than an hour the light burst from behind the clouds and illuminated the shoreline. I faced the dilemma that plein air artists encounter at some time or other when plein air painting in changing conditions. What to do? Now that it has changed from a foggy morning to a sunny day, do I revamp the current scene and begin a new palette suited for the sunlight, or do I stay the course and paint what inspired me about the scene in the first place?  I believe that it is important to stay with the original excitement and inspiration of the scene that made the artist want to paint it in the first place.

Exhibition History

  • This painting was featured in the PBS series “The Grand View, America’s National Park through the Eyes of an Artist”, 2006 episode Olympic National Park
  • Cleveland Clinic Ohio 2006 “One Man Show: ‘The Grand View,’ An Artist’s Journey”

Provenance

Currently held by the artist.

Price

$3,800




If you wish to acquire this fine original oil painting locally or if you have questions about this painting, please contact Stefan Baumann at 415-606-9074 or email him at stefanbaumannartistatgmaildotcom.

Shipping

The price of this original oil painting includes shipping.

This painting will be displayed in Stefan Baumann’s “One Man Show” at The Gallery in Mount Shasta from July 5–25, 2014.

 

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Grand Canyon Painting: In Resplendent Awe

Grand Canyon Painting: In Resplendent Awe by Stefan Baumann

12x 16 Oil on Oil Primed Linen Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars

Framing

3 1/4″ Omega dark Wood with gold inlay

Signed

Lower Left – Baumann GV in Red Paint    Date Completed: 2005

On Verso

Frame Inscribed in pencil “In Resplendent Awe” Stefan Baumann 2014
Branded in to the wood Masterpiece Pro in Pen by the artist “In Resplendent Awe” by Stefan Baumann 2014
Masterpiece C Pro Hand written by the Artist, Echo, Yosemite National Park, www.StefanBaumann.com, 2014

Artist’s Comment

(Journal Entry, May 15, 2005)

The Grand Canyon of Arizona has always held a fascination for me as an artist as a place of magic where the romantic effects of lights and shadows play in a symphony of technicolor wonder as well as being the greatest technical challenge an artist can experience.  The ability to capture a grand vista, painting directly from nature, using perspective and perception and the artist muse to recreate the most difficult subject in the world is necessary for any artist to paint the scene. To do so at the edge of the canyon with only a paint brush in hand, with the ever-ticking sound of the minute hand of my pocket watch reminds me that I have this fleeting moment to  I  capture the view on canvas forever.  Towering majestic peaks highlighted in pink and oranges disappearing into a receding sea of violets, concealing the grand Colorado River a mile below my feet, in resplendent awe, I pause…
This is why I paint from nature.

Exhibition History

Mt Shasta Gallery 2014,  One man show, “Western Scenes and Wildlife” Collection  July 25, 2014

Provenance

Currently held by the artist.

Price

$1,730




If you wish to acquire this fine original oil painting locally or if you have questions about this painting, please contact the artist at 415-606-9074 or email him at stefanbaumanatgmaildotcom.

Shipping

The price of this original oil painting includes shipping.

This painting will be displayed in Stefan Baumann’s One Man Show,”Western Scenes and Wildlife,” at The Gallery in Mount Shasta from July 5 through 25, 2014.

 

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Point Reyes Painting: Coastal Thunder

Point Reyes Painting: Coastal Thunder by Stefan Baumann

12 x 16 Original Oil on Oil Primed Linen Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars

Framing

3 1/4″ Dark brown Wood Omega Frame F801216

Signed

Lower Left – Baumann GV in Red Paint       Date Completed: 2014

On Verso

Masterpiece C Pro branded into the wood, Handwritten in Pen by the Artist, “Coastal Thunder” by Stefan Baumann,  2014

Artist’s Comment

(Journal Entry,  August 15, 2007)

Our afternoon efforts while hiking south from Drakes Bay on the Point Reyes National Seashore were rewarded today with a spectacular view of an outcropping of rocks along the Pacific ocean that were being heavily bombarded by the incoming sea. My canvas was wet from the sea mists and my feet were soaked in water as the incoming sea forced it way onto the shore to reclaim its spot.  Behind me even more waves challenged me to retreat,  but I continued to sketch in spite of the threatening sounds of the Coastal Thunder that echoed between the jagged rocks.  The ever-changing light cast shadows and the brilliant highlights captured at the edge of the crashing waves, inspired me to paint on. Concerned that my efforts would be washed away, I made my last painting strokes and retreated to the safety of the beach where I watched my perch disappear under water.
This is why I paint from nature.

Exhibition History

  • The Gallery in Mount Shasta, 2014  “One Man Show, “Western Scenes and Wildlife” Collection

Provenance

Currently held by the artist.

Price

1,730




If you wish to acquire this fine original oil painting locally or if you have questions about this painting, please contact the artist at 415-606-9074 or email him at stefanbaumanatgmaildotcom.

Shipping

The price of this original oil painting includes shipping.

This painting will be displayed in Stefan Baumann’s “One Man Show” at The Gallery in Mount Shasta from July 5 through July 25, 2014.

 

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Stefan Baumann’s New Series Featuring “Western Scenes and Wildlife”

We invite you to come by and enjoy Stefan Baumann’s  most recent  series  of oil paintings featuring “Western Scenes and Wildlife” that will be on display through Friday, July 25th from 4-7pm at The Gallery in Mount Shasta concluding with  the 4th Friday Art Walk.    Meet Stefan and view all of his “romantic realism” style of paintings while enjoying refreshments at the Gallery.

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Yosemite Painting of Half Dome: Echo

Yosemite Painting of Half Dome: Echo, Original Landscape Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann

12x 16 Oil on Oil Primed Linen Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars

Framing

31/4″ Omega dark Wood with gold Name Plate inscribed Echo, Stefan Baumann, Yosemite National Park

Signed

Lower Left – Baumann GV in Red Paint   Date Completed: 2014

On Verso

Masterpiece C Pro Hand written by the Artist, Echo, Yosemite National Park,  www.StefanBaumann.com, 2014

Artist’s Comment

I painted this painting of Half Dome on a plein air journey to Yosemite National Park.  This was the first National Park I visited as a child and I was as impressed with the size and appearance of the huge glacier carved rocks when I returned to paint the scene as when I was younger.

Provenance

Not previously sold. Currently held by the artist.

Price

1,530

 




If you wish to acquire this fine original oil painting locally or if you have questions about this painting, please contact the artist at 415-606-9074 or email him at stefanbaumanatgmaildotcom.

Shipping

The price of this original oil painting includes shipping.

This painting will be displayed in Stefan Baumann’s One Man Show “Western Scenes and Wildlife”at The Gallery in Mount Shasta from July 5 through 25, 2014.

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Yellowstone Painting: Equinox Congregation of Bison

Yellowstone Painting: Equinox Congregation of Bison, Original Wildlife Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann

12×19 Oil on Oil Primed Linen Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars

Framing

Framed in 3″ dark wood with gold

Signed

Lower Right – Baumann  GV in red paint  Date Completed: 2014   Name Plate inscribed, “Equinox Congregation of Bison” – Yellowstone,  Stefan Baumann

On Verso

Masterpiece C Pro,  Handwritten by the artist: www.StefanBaumann.com,  Yellowstone NP 2014, “Equinox Congregation of Bison”  written on the canvas Lower Left

Artist’s Comment

I painted this painting of bison on location gathering on a fall day in Yellowstone National Park near Old Faithful Basin.  The great American Bison almost disappeared entirely from our landscape when they were slaughtered in the 1800′s.   It is said that at one time there were as few as 29 Bison left and it is amazing how they have made a comeback.  This painting is in tribute to the American Bison and celebrates the American West.

Provenance

Not previously sold.  Currently held by the artist.

Price

$1,830

 




If you wish to acquire this fine original oil painting locally or if you have questions about this painting, please contact the artist at 415-606-9074 or email him at stefanbaumanartistatgmaildotcom.

Shipping

The price of this original oil painting includes shipping.

This painting will be displayed in Stefan Baumann’s “One Man Show” at The Gallery in Mount Shasta from July 5 through 25, 2014.

 

 

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Niitsitapi Encampment

Niitsitapi Encampment ~ Original Western Scene in Oil by Stefan Baumann

Framing

12×16 on Oil Primed Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars

Signed

Lower Right- Baumann  GV in red paint   Date: 2014

On Verso

Masterpiece C Pro, Hand written by the artist:  Niitsitapi Encampment Glacier National Park, www.StefanBaumann.com 2014.                 On the right hand corner of canvas: Niitsitapi Encampment, Glacier National Park, Stefan Baumann  2014.

Provenance

This magical painting is created from my heart.  I have always had a deep love and respect for the Native American people and their history, and this painting captures the romantic image of a teepee next to a lake at twilight.

Price

$1,530

 




If you wish to acquire this fine original oil painting locally or if you have questions about this painting, please contact the artist at 415-606-9074 or email him at stefanbaumanartistatgmaildotcom.

Shipping

The price of this original oil painting includes shipping.

This painting will be displayed in Stefan Baumann’s “One Man Show” at The Gallery in Mount Shasta from July 5 through 25, 2014.

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Mount Shasta, Hot Summer Day

Mount Shasta, Hot Summer Day ~ Original Oil Painting By Stefan Baumann

24″x 36″ Oil on Linen

Framing

Black frame with gold carving

Signed

Lower Left – Baumann  Monogram GV  Date: 2012

Provenance

This remote location is hidden from view can be found high on the eastern side of Castle Crags. This grand vista of Mount Shasta beckoned me to come into the wilderness near Heart Lake where I first viewed this scene. I captured the image as a small sketch on location, later creating this larger version of the vista called “Hot Summer Day” in my studio. The painting is currently displayed in The Gallery in Mount Shasta.

Price

$7,300




If you wish to acquire this fine original oil painting locally or if you have questions about this painting, please contact the artist at 415-606-9074 or email him at stefanbaumannatgmaildotcom.

Shipping

The price of this original oil painting includes shipping.

Gallery Representation

The Gallery in Mount Shasta 

This painting will be displayed in Stefan Baumann’s “One Man Show” at The Gallery in Mount Shasta from July 5 through 28, 2014.

 

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Hornbrook Barn, Opus 2

Hornbrook Barn, Opus 2 ~ Original Architectural Landscape Painting by Stefan Baumann

10 x 18 Oil on Panel

Framing

Framed in Gold and Wood

Signed

Lower Right  - Baumann  Monogram GV  Date: 2012

Provenance

This amazing old red barn located off the freeway near Hornbrook, California catches my eye every time I drive to Medford, Oregon to teach painting classes.  It is located just north of The Grand View Ranch and Mt. Shasta in a quaint and picturesque farming community where it has become an inspirational location for many of my new paintings that I plan to paint this year. Before I begin a painting, I think about why I am attracted to the subject that I am choosing to paint, what the message or personal observation is that I want to share with the viewer, and what composition will make my message clear and moving to anyone who sees my painting. In this painting of an old red barn, I wanted to capture the change of seasons by contrasting the fallen dead oaks in the background with the fresh green spring grass in the foreground. I find the ever-changing theme of rebirth and renewal in nature fascinating. In my composition of this painting, I positioned the main focal point just to the right of the barn, and then added the fence that darts along the foreground to lead the viewer’s eye to the focal point.

Price

$1,650




If you wish to acquire this fine original oil painting locally or if you have questions about this painting, please contact the artist at 415-606-9074 or email him at stefanbaumannatgmaildotcom

Shipping

The price of this original oil painting includes shipping.

Gallery Representation

The Gallery in Mount Shasta

This painting will be displayed in Stefan Baumann’s “One Man Show” at The Gallery in Mount Shasta from July 5 through 28, 2014.

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