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Yosemite Valley, Looking West

John Key

Artwork Details

Yosemite Valley, Looking West
circa 1852-1895
John Key
oil on board
7 x 13 in. (17.78 x 33.02 cm); ;13 3/4 x 19 5/8 x 2 3/4 in. (34.92 x 49.85 x 6.99 cm)
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis

On Display

Not currently on display


Physical Description:

Landscape painting, depicts a valley surrounded by steeply inclined mountains. The foreground is occupied by trees, cows, and still water. Light emanates from lower-right end of the valley, illuminating the left-most rock face. (Larson 2/5/18)

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