Robert Genn (born 1936) is one of the most critically acclaimed Canadian painters who have received immense international recognition for his “Canadian Landscape Paintings.” He had adopted the style of ‘Realism’ where he most often portrayed the landscapes of Canada. Robert Genn went to very remote locations to explore the beauty of nature and to confine it onto the canvas. Among his many famous paintings, “Chatterbox Falls” marks its place high in artistic history through time.
Robert Genn specialized in many techniques of painting, such as silkscreen painting, oil, and watercolor; he though created this famous painting using acrylic on the canvas. Chatterbox Falls is located at the far end of Princess Louisa Inlet in Canada. This secluded location was of much interest to Genn, as the environment consists of vividly palpable beauty, intrigue, and mystery. He captured this charismatic location ingeniously onto the canvas. Where the clear water of “The Chatterbox Falls” ‘Symbolize’ tranquility and peace, the sudden light of the sun helps us remember the joys of living.
Robert always stuck to a particular pattern of design and tradition. His use of colors though bright or muted at places, added a sense of obscurity to this masterpiece, measuring 30″ x 34″. His bold brushstrokes and sharp indentions in “The Chatterbox Falls” depict a sense of strength and stability, the lush green vegetation in the painting, ‘Symbolized’ the sign of life. The snow peaked mountains, the overlapping mist, and lichen-roofed rocks were perfectly portrayed on the canvas. Genn’s tremendous representative of talent and artistic brilliance,this work is filled with small rivulets and has cascading mountains encompassing it. The painting captures the true picture of this place, as it depicts the water of Chatterbox swelling amidst the lush and gorgeous ecosystem. This painting was auctioned and is now a part of a private corporate collection.
“The Chatterbox Falls” has a particular serenity about itself. In the words of Robert Genn, “It was a cosmic privilege to be amidst this natural splendor and portray this onto the canvas.” Robert Genn, after the creation of “The Chatterbox Falls,” leveraged his fame by creating similar landscape paintings of the west Coast and the Rocky Mountains. Robert’s works allowed the viewers to be a part of the divine natural cathedral and experience its divinity, mystery, and sheer brilliance. “The Chatterbox Falls” continues to enthrall audiences through its simulated capture of natural beauty, with all of its essence, onto the canvas.