Originally done in 1928, this is a painting of the Grand Tetons and Jenny Lake in Northern Wyoming. It is one of the few scenes in which L. A. Ramsey included animals. This painting was the central section of a triptych submitted to the Department of the Interior as an example of 3 National Parks to be painted in their building in Washington, D. C. (It was never done). The work was submitted as part of a competition. The panels would become screens in some kind of theater, the screens of which could be raised or lowered, possibly revealing other things.
L. A. Ramsey Art is dedicated to the artwork of the late Lewis A. Ramsey (1873-1941). [Note: all images of this artwork are still under copyright protection]. He was a leading regional artist of the Western United States in the early 20th century. Although he was born in Illinois and died in Southern California, he lived most of his life in Utah. Influenced by the French Impressionists and Romantic Realists of the 19th century, he developed his own style. He painted mainly portraits and landscapes, but also some notable religious works and still life.
Lewis showed unusual art talent as early as age 5. Through his talents in art and teaching he was able from a young age to finance his own art education. He received his art education in...
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