Boating with Family - Circa 1950
Weston developed his remarkable style through his repeated attempts to capture the unique nature of the landscape. The wilderness inspired the shift away from his early, conservative works, allowing him to capture British Columbia's dramatic scenery with imaginative idealism.
A chronological overview of Weston's work shows this progression in style, and how detailed study of his subjects, technique and design, influenced his painting.(9)
Period 1 Early Paintings (1909-1923)
Period 2 Designing the Landscape (1924-1930)
Period 3 Maturing Style (1931-1967)