Alicia Stonebreaker painted this beautiful watercolor atop Dole Hill, above Norwich University, in Northfield, Vermont. View how she skillfully painted the sheet metal roofed barn with the stained and weathered barn wood. The grazing cow and surrounding pasture are filled with varying hues of color that highlight her immense depth of talent when working with watercolors. The top of this hill was a popular destination for the Norwich University Corps of Cadets. Most rook freshman cadets were made to run up this huge hill before breakfast each morning. During the weekends, many kegs of beer were swilled by the relaxing cadets on the same site. The Dole Hill barn burned to the ground (cause unknown) in 1977. Alicia captured this Vermont scene just before the fire, and it is the only known painting of the famous Dole Farm barn and hill top location. Many older Norwich Cadets will recognize this location and barn with both agony and fond memories.
The giclée prints are produced on high quality archival materials: Breathing Color Elegance Velvet Platinum Fine Art Paper - A 310gsm, bright white, fine art paper with a lightly textured vellum surface; a 100% cotton fiber paper offering a better color gamut and D-Max than any other velvet surface paper on the market.
We offer 3/4" solid hardwood stretcher bars with back staple. Prints are on Breathing Color Chromata white , acid free, cotton-poly blend matte artist stretch canvas. All stretched prints are protected with a matte finish archival UV varnish. If you prefer semi gloss or gloss please let us know.
If you prefer to have your giclée print framed and matted by our Gallery please let us know. We will provide you with a fair price and adjust the shipping charges to reflect the mat, frame, and glass. We would be pleased to perform this work for you.
The original painting is in a private collection
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