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The Bridal Veil, (painting)

Artist:
Butman, Frederick
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. [not numbered]
Besides these pictures, testifying so abundantly to the industry of Mr. Butman during the past year, there remains still another, "The Bridal Veil," to be mentioned. This is a view of one of the parts of the Yo-Semite Falls, which, though faithful and admirable as a work of art, fails to convey a perfect idea of that "White and swaying mistiness," better delineated in the language of the Rev. T. Starr King, "which flows over the mountain wall like a pendulum of lace, fascinating the gazer so that he could look for hours, never tired, but ever longing for more of the exquisite witchery of liquid motion and grace." Nevertheless, we find much to commend in the manipulation and treatment of the subject by Mr. Butman, and but little, if anything, to condemn. If there be aught at which to cavil at, it lies in the difficulty inherent in all sectional views like this, of stimulating the imagination with that gushing poetry which is latent in every heart, and which the original never fails 207-208; entries 02620027, 02620028, 02620029, 02620030, and 02620031 were exhibited together as: together as: "Five oil paintings of California scenery."] Paintings of California Scenery."]
Transactions of the State Agricultural Society.
Artist address: San Francisco, California.
Topic:
Landscape--California--Yosemite
Landscape--Waterfall--Yosemite Falls
Landscape--Weather--Fog
Western
Landscape--Mountain
Control number:
AECI 02620030
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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