Mountain men were most common in the North American Rocky Mountains from about 1810 through to the 1880s.
Tag: American Art
The title for this painting comes from the refrain of a popular song “Ye Shepherds Tell Me” by Joseph Mazzinghi, a pastoral glee for a trio of male voices, which mentions Flora wearing “A wreath around her head, around her head she wore, / Carnation, lily, lily, rose”.
I am not a huge fan of Hopper’s, but this painting is hauntingly beautiful.
Lake George was a favorite with the Hudson River School painters.
Poetic quality is not obtained by eschewing any truths of fact or of Nature… Poetry is the vision of reality.