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Grand Canyon: North Rim at Noon

Published on August 13, 2014 under Landscapes
Grand Canyon: North Rim at Noon

Grand Canyon:  North Rim at Noon  Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann

6×8 Oil on Canvas Mounted on Wood


Lower Right – Baumann 03


Grand Canyon North Rim

Artist’s Comments

The North Rim of The Grand Canyon is one of my favorite places to paint. The North Rim is less visited than the more popular South Rim, and since its location is remote, the visitors that come here often stay a week. After painting all morning, I returned to the lodge feeling disappointed that the light was flat. But, then it occurred to me that not every painting must have a grand lighting effect. I thought, “Why not just paint the noon light?” So, with my thumb box in hand, I went to this rocky point and captured what I saw.


Currently held by the artist



This painting was displayed in Stefan Baumann’s One Man Show titled, “Reverence: An Artist’s Tribute to Nature” at The Orland Art Gallery in Orland, CA from September 1 through 27, 2014.


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