Thursday, July 13, 2017

Rondout Lighthouse

11 x 14

A lovely, but hot and sunny day on the Hudson River produced this painting of the Rondout Lighthouse. My plein air group met at the Rotary Park, which is the old site of Kingston Point.
A hundred years ago and more, it was the steamboat landing and amusement park that 1000s of people visited, including my grandmother, who loved to talk about it.

You can walk along the trolley tracks and there are big shade trees and a few picnic tables. It's a lot 
different than in my youth when it was an overgrown mess.  The Rotary club has been working on it for a couple of decades and now it's a very peaceful park.


  1. Beautiful painting, Janette. Your work is lovely. (This is Gina's friend, Suzanne :-)

  2. Thank you, Suzanne! I've always loved that lighthouse and the park along the water is so relaxing and peaceful.