Edgar Alwin Payne (1883-1947)

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Title:
"High Sierras"
Size:
22" x 26"
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Signed:
Signed L. R.
 
Signed lower right

Recognized as one of California's leading landscape artists, Payne’s work will always assure him a favored place in the history of American Impressionism. He is internationally renowned for his depictions of the High Sierras,(Payne produced a color motion picture called "Sierra Journey" and Payne Lake in the High Sierra is named for him); Indians riding through desert canyons, landscapes of the Sierra Nevada and French and Italian boat scenes as well as authoring a book titled Composition of Outdoor Painting.