Oliver Nuse, Hills Beyond Wrightstown

Oliver Nuse: Hills Beyond Wrightstown (Date unknown) Oil on canvas
Hills Beyond Wrightstown
Date unknown
Oil on canvas
Credit Line
Museum purchase, 1945

The great sweep of clouds and windblown grass of the large meadow in this painting create a striking arabesque effect and  was reportedly the main reason for painting the work. Oliver Nuse's treatment of the tiny forms of men working in the middle distance emphasizes the comparative monumentality and power of nature.

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