Yosemite Plate

  • Mary Douglas, Yosemite Plate, 1987, repoussé and chased 18 gauge copper sheet and oil paint, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist, 1998.113.2

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Mary Douglas replicated a black-and-white photograph, such as Ansel Adams or Edward Weston might have made, of one of our most famous national parks. The hand-painted scene makes the experience of the park a personal one, even as it borrows from famous images of Yosemite.

Title
Yosemite Plate
Artist
Date
1987
On View
Dimensions
1 x 9 in. (2.5 x 22.9 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the artist

Mediums
Mediums Description
repoussé and chased 18 gauge copper sheet and oil paint
Classifications
Keywords
  • Landscape – park – Yosemite National Park
  • Landscape – California
  • Landscape – waterfall – Yosemite Falls
Object Number
1998.113.2
Palette
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