There is, perhaps, no need to convey that this historic site is beautiful. This is the way it was designed to look. It does carry a feeling of being in the middle of the world. The house is... eclectic. It appears much more harmonious on the outside and slightly disjointed in its mash of Victorian and "international" styles. Frederick Church was no doubt a financially successful artist. I am not an art critic, but his good taste in art did not exactly translate into making masterpiece paintings. Olana offers two kinds of tours: full and abridged. Although abridged tour is limited to the first floor, these 50 minutes provided us ample time to see what it offered to see.
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