Richard Rock

Picturing History


Richard F Rock is a history painter, currently researching and painting the first series of 30+ historical landscapes of the old Fort Snelling Military Reservation, ca 1800-1863, with exhibition catalogue, for the 200th anniversary of the founding of Fort Snelling, MN, in 2020. He has painted historical subject matter in several forms including posters, scenes, artifacts and specimens from his studio near Cannon Falls, Minnesota.

Most of the work seen in this website is for sale and can be purchased directly from him. Questions regarding price and purchase of paintings can be made via the Contact page.

Easing off the Pressure: Finishing a Buffalo Robe Bale
oil on mounted linen
12 ¾ x 15
Friends of Fort Union

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