Late Bloomers

Sand Valley, Wisconsin
September 20, 2021
Oil on canvas
9 x 12 in. (22.9 x 30.5 cm)

Private collection

In the dim light before sunrise, the show from a late blooming showy goldenrod was like a visual magnet in an otherwise brown September landscape. It was mobbed with pollinators. Compared to prairies further south, not much was still in bloom in the sandy site.

Painted on location during sunrise.