Late Afternoon Impression

Middlefork Savanna Forest Preserve, Lake County, Illinois
August 26, 2021
Oil on canvas
12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm)

Private collection

Both the sun going down and hungry mosquitos ensured this field study would remain a fairly quick impression from a foot bridge in the Forest Preserve. Muskrats and mallards worked the stream below (Middle Fork Chicago River) and sandhill cranes bugled nearby.

Middlefork Savanna, Lake County Forest Preserves.