Tag Archive 'Tahoe'

“Early Snow on the Merced River” by Murray Wagnon 32″X24″ Oil I was staying with a friend in Groveland, California, and on the way home I decided to go through Yosemite and do a painting. As I was doing a 12×9 plein air painting of Half Dome, it began to snow, which was fine with […]

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“Half Dome” by Murray Wagnon 9″ x 12″ Oil I have always loved this classic view of Half Dome from the SentinelĀ  drive bridge, reflected in the Merced River. It began to snow again, as I was capturing this image, and, having no chains, I had to retreat from the valley or be stranded. . […]

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“Odd Fellows, Big Oak Flat” by Murray Wagnon 10″ x 8″ Oil Typical of most Gold Rush era mining camps, Big Oak Flat closes tightly around route 120 as it winds it’s way up to the Yosemite Valley. As you enter Big Oak Flat, The left shoulder of the Highway is crowded by some typical […]

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“Monitor Pass” by Murray Wagnon 24” x 12″ Oil As I was driving up through the canyon into Monitor Pass, I was entranced by the ‘splash of color’ amongst the darker trees and rocks across the creek from the road.

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“Mormon Station, Genoa Nevada”” by Murray Wagnon 12” x 9″ Oil While I was staying at my brother’s house in Glenbrook, they dropped me off in Genoa while they went for a bike ride. I spent two more days painting in this old mining town, the oldest settlement in the Utah Territory.

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“Skunk Harbor, Lake Tahoe” by Murray Wagnon “14 x 11″ Oil This is a plein air painting of Skunk Harbor on the Northeast shore of Lake Tahoe. It is about a 4 mile hike in from the Highway to this old abandoned stone house that was built around the turn of the last century.

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“Glenbrook, Nevada” by Murray Wagnon 11″ x 14″ Oil This is a plein air painting of Lake Tahoe from the picnic area at John’s house in Up Away, in Glenbrook, Nevada

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