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Small Landscapes at the Morgan

This alpine landscape by Calame is one of the early plein-air studies currently on exhibit at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York. Alexandre Calame ( Swiss, 1810–1864) oil on paper/ canvas, 17 3/4 x 12 in. (45.1 x 30.5 cm) Calame's painting has a lot of depth and variety of paint handling, from generous impastos on the tips of the rocks in the foreground, to thin, delicate vapors of paint in the far atmosphere.
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