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In addition to paintings of stunning wilderness landscapes, Baumann has created many works of art featuring cabins, historic buildings and homes.

Golden Gate Park Arboretum

Published on August 14, 2014 under Architectural
Golden Gate Park Arboretum
San Fransisco:  Golden Gate Park Arboretum Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 6x8 Oil on Canvas Mounted on Wood Signed Lower Left - Baumann Artist's Comments San Francisco was my home for 25 years,  and as a landscape painter, I liked the challenge of integrating my passion for nature and for urban landscapes.  Golden Gate Park is one of my favorite places to paint in San Francisco, and the Arboretum is a stunning example of Victorian architecture in this first class setting.  I must admit that I was intimidated by the complex, ornate details of this beautiful building.  But, I…
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Cliff Palace

Published on August 14, 2014 under Architectural
Cliff Palace
Mesa Verde National Park: Cliff Palace Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 18x14 Oil on Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars Signed Lower Left - Baumann Artist's Comments Mesa Verde is a magical place that inspires the imagination. For thousands of years, native people have called it home. It was uninhabited except for the native people whose dwelling was safely tucked under a cliff that sheltered them from the elements and from others who were not one of their people. It was peaceful and serene. I stood poised with my brush in anticipation of capturing this historical place on my canvas. I'm…
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San Mateo Drive-In Movie

Published on August 13, 2014 under Architectural
San Mateo Drive-In Movie
California: San Mateo Drive-In Movie Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 8x12 Oil on Canvas Mounted on Board Framing 3" Pine wood frame with natural finish Signed Lower Left - Baumann Verso San Mateo Drive-In Movie Artist's Comments As an artist I’m always fascinated when inspiration happens. My passion for the landscapes of western America is strong, but I do love to paint urban subjects as well. This week, I was caught in a traffic jam in San Mateo, California,  and I looked over the guard rail and noticed this abandoned Drive-In Movie.  Although I had driven by it many…
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Mesa Verde: Among the Anasazis

Published on August 12, 2014 under Architectural
Mesa Verde: Among the Anasazis
Mesa Verde National Park:  Among the Anasazis Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 30x20 Oil Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars Framing 4" 24 k Handmade Ornate Frame Signed Lower Left - Baumann GV 03 Verso Among the Anasazis  Stefan Baumann Artist's Comments Journal Entry: Oct 15 , 2003 Leaving Arches National Park, I drove south toward Mesa Verde. Traveling was tenuous since signs of incoming storms were visible everywhere. The changing weather tempted me to change my plans and head westerly away from the destination that I had waited so long to see in person. But, I decided to press on…
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Carmel Mission

Published on August 12, 2014 under Architectural
Carmel Mission
California Missions Series: Carmel Mission Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 8x10 Oil on Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars Framing 31/4" Wood Signed Lower Right - Baumann GV Date Completed: 2013 Verso StefanBaumann.com, 2013 Artist's Comments Carmel Mission, a National Historic Landmark, is a beautiful old stone and stucco Mission located near the town of Carmel, California. It was founded in 1770 by Father Junipero Serra and was the second of the Old Missions that were built along the El Camino Real. It later became the headquarters of the California Mission system. The current appearance of structure resembles what it looked…
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Old Stage Cabin

Published on August 10, 2014 under Architectural
Old Stage Cabin
Old Stage Cabin Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 8x12 Oil on Board Framing 3" Mahogany Red Wood Signed Lower Left - Baumann 11 Date Completed: 2011 Verso Stefan Baumann Old Stage Cabin 310100309 Artist's Comments This is a painting of Stewart Ranch located in a beautiful meadow just outside of the town of Mount Shasta. When painting outdoors, it is important to capture the subject by drawing it accurately with details. Many students hurry this process. I believe that this step is essential because a good drawing provides a foundation for the painting and provides a preview of how…
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Echo Lake Painting: The Artist’s Cabin

Published on August 7, 2014 under Architectural
Echo Lake Painting:  The Artist’s Cabin
Echo Lake Painting: The Artist's Cabin  Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 12x16 Oil on Oil Primed Linen Canvas Mounted on Wood Panel Framing 4" Gold Frame Signed Lower Left - Baumann Date Completed: 2004 Verso "The Artist's Studio" Echo Lake  StefanBaumann.com 2004 Artist's Comments Journal Entry:  Desolation Valley,  November 13, 2004 The nights are cold this time of year, and I woke up to the chill in the morning air that made me crawl deeper into my sleeping bag. I finally got the courage to unzip my tent. A slight frost covered my coffee pot but melted quickly once…
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Mission San Juan Bautista

Published on July 30, 2014 under Architectural
Mission San Juan Bautista
California Mission Series: Mission San Juan Bautista Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 8x10 Oil on Linen Mounted on Board Framing 21/2" 24K custom frame Signed Lower Right - Baumann     Date Completed: 2003 Verso Baumann 04 white sticker, Cleveland 2003, Opus 21, "Old Mission, opus 1" San Juan Bautista Artist's Comments As part of my California "Old Mission" series, I painted the Mission in San Juan Bautista. Although painting the beauty of nature is my passion, I am also intrigued by historical places and buildings that humans created for shelter and community gatherings when they settled in nature. By painting structures…
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Yellowstone Painting: Old Faithful Lodge

Published on July 27, 2014 under Architectural
Yellowstone Painting: Old Faithful Lodge
Yellowstone Painting:  Old Faithful Lodge ~ Somewhere in Time  Original Oil painting by Stefan Baumann 12x16 Oil on Cotton Canvas Mounted on Board Framing 4" Driftwood frame with gold leaf liner and drift wood lip, 22 k gold leaf name plate,  Stefan Baumann, Yellowstone Old Faithful Lodge Signed Lower Left - Baumann GV Verso Frame inscribed in pen L 000374 12x16 #90-1A, GIML INLAY SUDAN GRAND VIEW OPUS 30      With two metal protective clips attached. Artist's Comments For me, Yellowstone is the most magical of all the National Parks.  Over the past thirty years, I have returned to visit this…
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Hornbrook Barn, Opus 2

Published on July 14, 2014 under Architectural
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 Artist's Comments 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.…
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