One of the most spectacular scenes in Taos is from the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. At some 600 feet above the river, standing on the bridge offers vast views of the sky, mesa, river, mountains and gorge.
On this particular day, the late afternoon sun was in the west, the sky full of brilliant white clouds, which allowed just one shaft of sunlight to illuminate the east side of the gorge wall. It was the most memorable display of nature I had seen here—worthy of a painting!
The painting is one of the selected images for the 2019 Town of Taos Banner Competition.
Original oil painting on canvas, gallery wrap framing, ready to hang.
Seamus Berkeley has been painting or drawing in one form or another from early childhood. His earliest recollection of drawing was at the age of seven when he drew, what else, a portrait. Since that time he has created... Read more