Mapping the Mississippi River

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Iowa, Missouri and Illinois, the Des Moines and Mississippi Rivers. The Mississippi River from around Fort Madison to north of Quincy, IL

  • 12” x 12”
  • Acrylic on Ampersand Gessobord, .5” birch cradle
  • $450

Maps offer an approach for learning about a place. The painting above shows the Mississippi River as it flows through it’s flood plain past Fort Madison and Keokuk, IA, Hamilton, IL, at its confluence with the Des Moines River, and past Canton, MO.

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The Mississippi River and the river valley from Quincy, IL south of Louisiana, MO

        • 12” x 12”
        • Acrylic on Ampersand Gessobord, .5” birch cradle
        • $450
  • The above painting shows the Mississippi River and it’s flood plain passing Quincy, IL, Palmyra, Hannibal and Louisiana, MO.
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    Confluence of the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois Rivers

  • 12” x 12”
  • Acrylic on Ampersand Gessobord, .5” birch cradle
  • In a private collection

The flood plane of the Mississippi River and the mighty Mississippi meet the Illinois and Missouri rivers either side of the town of Alton, IL in the painting above. The city of St. Louis, Missouri, is the solid orange shape above and below the Missouri River.

If all three painting are connected, they would look like the image below.

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Triptych of the Mississippi River and it’s flood plain from Fort Madison, IA south towards St. Louis.

 

One thought on “Mapping the Mississippi River

  1. Last Saturday I attended the Kansas Sierra club meeting in Lawrence. I was the fortunate winning bid on your work of the Mississippi Illinois and Missouri waterways. I’m enjoying it very much. Great to see your other work. Where are the other two works of your Waterway study?

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