Yosemite Valley Oil Painting – Wowona tunnel view by Karen Winters

Yosemite Valley
(Wowona Tunnel view)
12 x 16 California impressionist oil painting on canvas

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Iconic of California’s Sierra Range, the Yosemite valley is a treasure for all Californians. This painting depicts the valley in the summer, when Bridalveil falls is still putting out an immense volume from the previous year’s snowmelt.

El Capitan can be seen on the left. The Merced River (invisible) flows through the valley but is covered by the trees from this view. Half Dome is visible in the far distance, along with Cloud’s Rest. The large formations in the right foreground are the Cathedral Rocks.


  1. Marian Fortunati
    December 13, 2011

    You always have a wonderful range of choices for paintings!!! Happy happy holidays to you and yours, Karen!!!

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