Nature inspires whether the artist paints or photographs. Selected from the San Diego History Center Photograph Collection, these images are similar in subject and sensibility to the paintings featured in this catalog. Both are beautiful and evocative of the natural world of San Diego that drew artists to the region.
Hiking party overlooking Lake Cuyamaca, mid 1890s.
Desert sand and scrub.
Live Oak tree.
Back country stream and trees.
Wagon team in the Cuyamacas, circa 1880s.
The Soledad Valley from Torrey Pines. Today, this estuary is the Los Peñasquitos Natural Reserve.
Photo #Sensor 30-40.
Torrey Pines looking north.
Sandstone cliffs at Torrey Pines.
Palm Canyon, Borrego.