Golden Bear

Limited Edition Print by Robert Bissell

Golden Bear

Robert Bissell
Limited Edition Print
Giclée Canvas
36 × 25 in

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Artwork Description

I had wanted to do this painting before the original Embrace painting. This is actually how the painting was first conceived, so in a sense it is a ‘prequel’ to The Embrace. The setting is from a painting by Asher B. Durand, one of the foremost Hudson River Romantics, and a master at landscape. My interpretation is that the wanderer in the forest is recreated in gold after encountering the butterflies near the creek.