Mary Douglas, Yosemite Plate, 1987, commercial copper plate, primer, oil paint, patina, and wax, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist, 1998.113.2
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.
1 x 9 in. (2.5 x 22.9 cm) diam.
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of the artist
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- commercial copper plate, primer, oil paint, patina, and wax
- Landscape – California
- Landscape – waterfall – Yosemite Falls
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