Week 46 … #40 Wild Card …The Olson House

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The Olson House, Cushing, Maine.  

The Olson House was the subject of many of Andrew Wyeth’s paintings and drawings and made famous from his painting, Christina’s World, now owned by the Museum of Modern Art in New York.  I love this area of Maine and one can easily see how Wyeth was inspired by the surroundings.  Every summer when in Maine, we visit the Olson House and I never tire finding new ways to capture its essence.  On this particular day, it was not open and I had to be satisfied photographing through the windows.  I particularly liked this image.  If you look closely under the window, you can see my husband’s reflection patiently waiting on the bench in the yard.