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W.F. Friend - Monument Park, CO, 1880 19” x 14"

W.F. Friend - Monument Park, CO, 1880 19” x 14"

Regular price $2,250.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $2,250.00 USD
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W.F. Friend (1820-1886)
Monument Park, Colorado, ca. 1880
Watercolor and charcoal on paper

Paper: 19” x 14”
Frame: 26.5” x 21.5”
Signed Lower Right: W.F. Friend

A glorious blue sky illuminates Monument Park’s unique rock formations, which stands tall and rigid against a winter landscape. Two men rest among jagged boulders offer a humbling size reference. Friend’s intricate details invite viewers to enter the work and become lost in its grandeur, to join the two outdoorsmen in their contemplation of nature.    

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