Pigeon Point, a painting by Jessica Maring
"A Break in the Storm", a painting of waves crashing on the rocks behind the Santa Cruz lighthouse after a storm

“Pigeon Point”

by Jessica Maring

Acrylic on Canvas

8” x 10”

 

Original Painting: $800

 

© 2011 Jessica Maring - All Rights Reserved

Perched on a cliff on the central California coast 50 miles south of San Francisco, the 115-foot Pigeon Point Lighthouse, one of the tallest lighthouses in America, has been guiding mariners since 1872. Its five-wick lard oil lamp, and first-order Fresnel lens, comprised of 1,008 prisms, was first lit at sunset, November 15, 1872. The lens stands 16 feet tall, 6 feet in diameter, and weighs 8,000 pounds. It sits in a lantern room that had been constructed at the Lighthouse Service's general depot in New York before being shipped around the Horn. Although the original Fresnel lens is no longer in use, the lighthouse is still an active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation using a 24 inch Aero Beacon.

 

 

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Series 1 - $20....

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    Mat 16 x 20

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    Image 7 x 9

    Mat 12 x 16

"Pigeon Point", an oil painting of a lighthouse in California by landscape artist Jessica Maring

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