Thomas Cole looks from above.

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The Oxbow by Thomas Cole (click for more)

The Oxbow (which means thunderstorm) is painting in this painting to evoke anticipation. This particular piece illustrates a thunderstorm approaching from mount hollyhock to the valleys below. It shows darkness and light side-by-side as if they were about to merge into each other. The horizon afar seems to be unaware of what is about to come.

Title: The Oxbow
Medium: Oil on canvas
Year of Artwork: 1836
Artist: Thomas Cole
Birthplace of Artist: USA

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