Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Yosemite Valley Bridal Veil Falls
  • Thomas Hill
    born: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom ; died: Raymond, California, United States
  • Yosemite Valley Bridal Veil Falls, circa 1890
  • Where object was made: Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite National Park, California, United States
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 68.6 x 86 cm
    Canvas/Support: 27 x 33 7/8 in
  • Gift of Hutchinson, KS Alumni Association in honor of Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Burt
  • Not on display
  • 1963.0004

This painting is done in a style reminiscent of the Hudson River School. In the foreground is a grassy and tree-covered mountainside. In the background is a waterfall and sheer, rocky mountain faces.