About the Artwork

John La Farge’s thick application of paint and loose brushstrokes suggest an atmosphere suffused with the chill of winter. Although nothing overtly marks this as a painting of the Civil War, there are stark allusions to it, as in the lone, weather-beaten tree with one stumped limb. La Farge also perhaps offers a poetic, hopeful detail in the early spring blossoms that force their way onto the scraggly branches, yet their blood-red color introduces ambivalence. La Farge painted this picture in the winter of 1865, months or possibly weeks before the war ended.

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High Custom Prints offers exclusive custom reproductions of artworks from the High's collection. We create prints as true to the original work as possible, using strict color management protocols and state-of-the-art printing technology.
Most of the art reproduced in the High Custom Prints program is a unique offer and not available anywhere else. In addition, new artwork is continually added to our program, so make sure to come back and see our new releases.

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