Theodore Clement "T.C." Steele, ‘Sunrise ’, 1886, Painting, Oil on canvas, Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
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Sunrise , 1886

Oil on canvas
18 1/8 × 28 in
46 × 71.1 cm
Permanent collection
Theodore Clement "T.C." Steele
American, 1847–1926
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Though Theodore Clement (T.C.) Steele made his living as a portrait painter, he was passionate about landscape and nature painting—he even purchased a studio wagon in order to work while traveling the countryside with his family. Steele eventually settled in Brown County, Indiana, and attracted a following of artists to eventually form the Art Colony of the Midwest. Steele was a member of the Hoosier Group of American regional Impressionist painters, whose ranks included William Forsyth, Otto Stark, and J. Ottis Adams; these artists not only shared a common style, but also all studied abroad before returning to Indiana to pursue landscape painting.

Theodore Clement "T.C." Steele, ‘Sunrise ’, 1886, Painting, Oil on canvas, Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
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Theodore Clement "T.C." Steele
American, 1847–1926
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Though Theodore Clement (T.C.) Steele made his living as a portrait painter, he was passionate about landscape and nature painting—he even purchased a studio wagon in order to work while traveling the countryside with his family. Steele eventually settled in Brown County, Indiana, and attracted a following of artists to eventually form the Art Colony of the Midwest. Steele was a member of the Hoosier Group of American regional Impressionist painters, whose ranks included William Forsyth, Otto Stark, and J. Ottis Adams; these artists not only shared a common style, but also all studied abroad before returning to Indiana to pursue landscape painting.

Sunrise , 1886

Oil on canvas
18 1/8 × 28 in
46 × 71.1 cm
Permanent collection
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