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As a member of the New Hope Pennsylvania Impressionists, Walter Emerson Baum painted outdoors in the plein aire tradition of the French Impressionists, going out even in falling snow to capture the scene with immediacy and applying his pigment heavily with palette knife and brush. However, like the American Impressionists he counted himself among, he was a far more conservative painter than the admittedly radical French Impressionists who often painted the seedier side of Parisian life. Instead, Baum focused on American middle class lifestyles and icons like the church of this painting. In that, he echoed the most famous of...
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