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  • Tags: Simon Ivan Fidaroff

Fidaroff--Triumphal Arch@2x.jpg
Also known as the Vermont Centennial Arch, it was designed by William C. Bull to celebrate Vermont's statehood in 1791. It was built of wood and covered with canvas painted to replicate the stones of its better-known and more permant Battle Monument,…

Fidaroff--Mountain Lake.jpg
Presumably at the edge of a small mountain lake, we look across its surface to the middle and far distance. Although using atmospheric perspective to some extent, the hills and sky also register as a single plane differentiated by line and color. The…

Fidaroff--Jersey Landscape.jpg
Spare composition of an open space, perhaps parkland, is most distinctive in its use of linear elements. The horizontals of skyline and a row of plantings across the middle of painting are intersected by verticals of trees and, in the distance, lines…

Fidaroff--Vermont Hills.jpg
Deceptively simple in scenic terms, Fidaroff's painting relies upon a carefully restricted range of colors, shapes, and distinctive landscape features. A river, partially visible at lower left, makes us aware of a serpentine line continuing to upper…

Fidaroff--Fall in New England.jpg
It's fall, and a farmer is seen returning a wagonload of hay, presumably cut and dried in his fields. Fidaroff composes his scene so as to obscure what may be a gas-powered tractor (since we don't see a team of horses ahead of the farmer). A warm…

Fidaroff--Vermont Hills.jpg
In this bower of parkland amidst the Bronx, we look up a gentle hill toward its crest beneath a muted sky. Thin layers of impressionist blending create a modulated glow in trees and grassland alike. Perhaps the painting's most striking effect is its…
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