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An Oak Tree by Alexandre Calame, 1850-1855, oil on canvas - Portland Art Museum - Portland, Oregon - DSC09096

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An Oak Tree by Alexandre Calame, 1850-1855, oil on canvas - Portland Art Museum - Portland, Oregon - DSC09096

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Exhibit in the Portland Art Museum - Portland, Oregon, USA.

Alexandre Calame (1810-1864) was a Swiss painter known for his landscapes and depictions of nature. He was born in Vevey, Switzerland and studied art in Geneva before moving to Paris to further his studies. Calame's work often featured dramatic natural scenes, such as mountains, waterfalls, and forests, and he was particularly skilled at capturing the effects of light and atmosphere in his paintings. His work was highly regarded during his lifetime, and he exhibited widely throughout Europe. Today, Calame is considered one of the most important landscape painters of the 19th century.

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