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Christmas Day in Yosemite Valley 2003

Yosemite National Park: Christmas Day in Yosemite Valley 2003 Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 8×12 Oil on Canvas Mounted on Board Framing 5″  Custom 24k gold leaf frame Signed Lower Right – Baumann On Verso Christmas Day in Yosemite Valley Stefan Baumann 2003 Artist’s Comments In 2003 I lived in San Francisco, and during the Christmas holiday I loved to go to the Sierras (especially Yosemite) to reconnect with memories of my visits to the National Parks as a child. I left early at 5:00 am, drove about 3 hours before I entered Yosemite Valley, and then went to a…

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The Grand View: Vernal Fall

Yosemite Park: The Grand View, Vernal Fall Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann   28×18 Oil on Oil Primed Linen Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars Framing 4″ Silver leaf with name plate The Grand View Signed Lower Right – Baumann LR 04 GV Artist’s Comments Vernal Fall is one of the most stunning vistas in America. Every year,  tens of thousands of visitors make the two mile trek up to the base of the fall and then half of them continue up the right side of the fall along Rainbow trail to the top. Rainbow trail is named for the…

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Christmas Morning in Yosemite 2002

Yosemite National Park: Christmas Morning in Yosemite, 2002 Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 10×14 Oil Canvas Mounted on Board Framing 4″ 24k Handcrafted Frame Signed Lower Right – Baumann GV 02 On Verso Opus 23, Stefan Baumann 85 Cerritos SFCA 94127 415-333-7070 Artist’s Comments Journal, December 25, 2002 It’s Christmas morning and the morning sky is illuminated by the rays of the early morning sun, and my tent and campsite are in the cold shadow of El Capitan, one of the prominent granite landmarks that towers 7,569′ over the valley floor. The shadow shrouds my tent. It is true that…

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Yosemite Foot Bridge

Plein Air Etude: Yosemite Foot Bridge, Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 6×8 Oil on Canvas Mounted on Wood Framing 31/4″ Wood Signed Lower Left – Baumann 03 Yosemite On Verso Yosemite Foot Bridge Stefan Baumann 03 Artist’s Comments When I travel, I will often scout out interesting places to paint like this foot bridge in Yosemite Park before I bring my paints and easel to the site. Other times, I bring my thumb box along with me just in case I find something that is irresistible to paint.  This little foot bridge was located near Bridal Falls,  and  it was…

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Yosemite: The Arches

Yosemite: The Arches, Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 6×8 Oil on Canvas Mounted on Wood Signed Lower Left – Baumann On Verso Yosemite Bayumann 03 Artist’s Comments This little sketch was painted on another visit to Yosemite. As a painter, I  always see beauty everywhere. Sometimes I have my easel, and other times, I travel with my thumb box. These little sketches offer me a way to capture just as much information and inspiration as I can get on a larger canvas but they take less time. I’m just as committed to the smaller sketches as I am to…

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Yosemite Painting : On Wings of an Osprey

Glacier Point in Yosemite: On the Wings of an Osprey Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 20×30 Oil on Oil Primed Linen Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars Framing 4″dark brown costume wood frame with 22 k gold leaf on wood name plate inscribed On the Wings of an Osprey, Stefan Baumann, Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park Signed Lower Left – Baumann GV      Date Completed: 2014 On Verso Frame inscribed in pen LR, On the Wings of an Osprey, Yosemite NP, Stefan Baumann, 2014. Masterpiece C Pro branded in wood stretcher. Canvas with pen by the Artist LR, On the Wings of…

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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…

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Christmas Afternoon in Yosemite National Park

” Skating in Yosemite Late Christmas  Day” by Stefan Baumann This painting was painted late Christmas day on location in Yosemite National Park. Every so often I take off and spend the holidays doing what I enjoy most, and that is painting on location to capture the feeling of the day; the mood, the temperature, and the stories of places I travel to experience. Spending Christmas outside, apart from religious Holiday, feels different than any other holiday. The light is low as we approach the shortest day of the year, the pace is slow, and the conversion of the cold…

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