Tag Archives: oil on canvas

“Aurora Borealis”

Oil on canvas, by Frederic Edwin Church; Circa 1865

Frederic Edwin Church based the above painting on the sketches from the Isaac Israel Hayes’ 1860-61 polar expedition.


“White Swans Over the Tundra”

Oil on canvas, by Francis Lee Jaques, 1928

“Northern Lights Above a Cabin in Winter”

Oil on canvas by Jeanne Laurence (1887-1980); Undated

“Northern Lights, Alaska Highway”

Oil on canvas, by Canadian artist Alexander Young Jackson, circa 1943

“Tyonek, Alaska”

Oil on canvas, by Sydney Laurence; circa 1905

“Weather Station in Alaska”

Oil on canvas, circa 1949 by Dale Nichols

Nichols was mainly known for painting the American Midwest, but he also did several with scenes from Alaska. Nichols, who traveled extensively during his lifetime, passed away at the age of 91 in 1995.