1890’s. Oil on canvas, 16-1/4″ x 18-1/4″. Framed in No. 230 – 3-3/4″ in quartersawn white oak, stained Dark Weathered Oak, with green paint rubbed in to grain; gilt slip.
Working in the California decorative style, Bruce Porter’s tonalist landscapes were intended to harmonize with the simple home interior. I chose this profile and muted finish for plainness and quiet harmony. The slope simply echoes the slopes of the California hills.