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Texas Sunset shows a tree-filled landscape at sunset. The rich fall hues are reflected in the surface of the water. The tranquil clouds reflect the setting sun in shades of blue and cream. The artist was born in Fredericksburg, Iowa and moved with his family to Honey Grove, Texas in 1896. He studied in Texas with artist Frank Reaugh and traveled to Paris to further enrich his canvas work. He died at the age of 41 in Rusk, Texas.
Artist: Hale William Bolton (1879-1920)
Date: c. 1920
Medium: Oil on Canvas