Fog Lifting over Gooseberry Falls

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3000 x 1979 pixels
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Mary Pettis

1953-

Fog Lifting over Gooseberry Falls

76.2 x 50.8 cms | 30 x 20 ins
Oil on linen

Gooseberry Falls on the North Shore of Lake Superior is a sight to behold, particularly after heavy rains. One cannot witness a morning like this...fog lifting into the breaking sun... without wondering who else stood in awe on these very rocks. At different times, the Cree, the Dakota, and the Ojibwe lived here. As early as 1670, the Gooseberry River appeared on explorer maps. Shared human experiences have a way of transcending time.

 

Honorable Mention in the 2016-2017 ARC Salon - Landscape Category