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Eye Candy for Today: Louis Buvelot’s Yarra Flats

Yarra Flats, Louis Buvelot
Yarra Flats, Louis Buvelot

Link is to zoomable version on Google Art Project; downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the National Gallery of Victoria, which also has a zoomable version.

19th century Australian artist Louis Buvelot was influential on the generation of Australian painters who followed, including those known as the “Australian Impressionists”, and the Heidelberg School.

Here he captures the Australian landscape in a clear, deftly rendered watercolor.

Yarra Flats, Google Art Project