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I do primarily plein air landscape painting. “Plein air” means “open air” and was pioneered in the 19th century, first by the Barbizon painters in France, and was later thoroughly developed by various schools of impressionist artists up to this day. The purpose of my landscape painting is to represent my subjects directly and with humble fidelity to nature. That means I approach nature as worthy of careful, considered respect. 

I currently live and work out of my home in western Wisconsin, the United States. I do landscape paintings from nature, “plein air”, commissioned portraits of homes and gardens, and sacred art with Christian themes. I blog at http://peterbougieartcom.blogspot.com/.

Climbing up Mt. Monadnock
Monadnock State Park, New Hampshire
Atop Mt. Monadnock
Monadnock State Park, New Hampshire
Carl leads us to Thoreau's camp
Monadnock State Park, New Hampshire
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