Painters Paintings Daniel Garber (1880 – 1958): November (close-up), 1931, oil on canvas, 71.1 x 76…
Painters Work Daniel Garber (1880 – 1958): November (close-up), 1931, oil on canvas, 71.1 x 76.2 cm, (28 x 30 inches) . . . .
Painted in 1931, ‘November’ is an beautiful instance of Garber’s inventive maturity, showcasing the deep love for the American panorama by which he immersed himself for everything of his life and profession.
The work presents a luminous and painterly imaginative and prescient of the Bucks County panorama. The refined results of sunshine and shadow are fantastically represented on the autumn foliage, which Garber has rendered expressively, suggesting his firsthand statement of the scene.
Whereas the sooner work shows a palette dominated by shades of blue and brown, in ‘November’, Garber has woven a myriad of hues right into a stunningly vibrant but harmonious palette of blue, orange, brown and lavender. He achieved this “tapestry-like” impact by dispersing interlaced strands of contrasting pigments in exact and complex designs of extensively assorted brushstrokes, permitting him to brilliantly evoke the boldly numerous colours of autumnal foliage and panorama.