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Andrew Would Have Been Proud

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Abandoned outbuilding
Central Maryland — January 2015
Zeiss Ikon ZM + Voigtländer Ultron 21/1.8 ASPH II
Kodak Portra 400 + Commercial C-41 processing

An online discussion about the famous painter, Andrew Wyeth, with another blogger reminded me of this photo — which I figured they would appreciate seeing.

For those unfamiliar, Andrew Wyeth is considered a modern master of egg tempera, a form of painting that dates back to the early Egyptian era.  Andrew was known also for his muted color palette, isolated subjects, and rather bleak-looking compositions — all of which I thought of when I saw this image before me in a snow storm.

9 thoughts on “Andrew Would Have Been Proud

    1. Mitch Zeissler Post author

      Thanks! That structure is no longer accessible, as the property it sits upon was sold to someone in the horse community, and lots of horse-related stuff was put up (horse fences, a huge barn, a giant indoor arena, plus all the no trespassing signs plastered all over the place now). I expect this little out-building to be torn down sometime in the near future, as it’s an eyesore for the new owner.

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