"Cape Blanco Light Station" by Carol Thompson

Cape Blanco Light Station

"On a beautiful windswept bluff, 245 feet above the sea, stands Oregon's highest, most southerly, most westerly, and longest continuously operated light. Boasting a first order Fresnel lens, this lonely sentinel saw another first. In 1903, a Mrs. Bretherton was officially appointed as Oregon's first female lighthouse keeper."

Artist comment:  "This is another in my series of West Coast lighthouses. Dominating the coastline, I think this one is my favorite. The view is spectacular. The setting serene. I really enjoyed my visit there. I would have loved to have been Mrs. Bretherton! In my studio later, I recreated, with oil on canvas, the memory of the occasion. In this painting, the composition is a triangle with trees on either side for balance. A few swishes of dry grass in the foreground and ‘voila’, mission accomplished!"


Original Oil Painting

"Cape Blanco Light Station" is a 20" X 25" oil painting on stretched canvas.  Painted in 1991.

Private Collection -- Cody, Wyoming

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

BLN8-US 8" X 10" image size - $33 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here

"Cape Blanco Light Station"is a limited edition, giclée print from an original oil painting by Carol Thompson.  The edition includes 2050 authorized, signed, limited edition prints (2000 numbered and 50 artist proofs).  Originally the edition was released as photolithographs in March 1992 on 80 pound Curtis Brightwater Cover paper (neutral ph) and discontinued in September 2009.  The remainder of the edition was released in May 2011 as archival giclee prints in a variety of image sizes and substrates.  All prints are signed and numbered by the artist and include a certificate of authenticity.   Paper prints are shrink wrapped on foam board.   Canvas prints are coated with a protective spray. 

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Color of images may vary slightly from the actual artwork due to variations in monitors, so if color is a critical factor, you can order a small sample to verify color accuracy. 

*Please allow up to 2 weeks preparation time for your artwork to be shipped.  Transit time will vary depending on your location.

Some print and/or note card images may be artistically cropped or extended to accommodate the size and/or shape of the artwork.

Note: Prices do not include framing and/or matting.

WARNING: Copyrighted material. All rights reserved. Artwork may not be duplicated in any way without the expressed written consent of the artist. Any reproduction for any purpose is a violation of United States copyright laws.

©2012 Carol Thompson