Heinrich Berann's
National Park Paintings


Heinrich Berann (1915-1999) is the father of the modern panorama map. Berann was known for his unorthodox habits of landscape manipulation, such as rotating mountains, widening valleys, and vertically exaggerating features. Berann painted four panoramas for the U.S. National Park Service that demonstrated his genius for landscape visualization: North Cascades National Park (1987), Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, and finally Mt. McKinley National Park (1994). Some of his map artwork is now in the public domain and can be found here.

I made posters of the four National Park paintings Berann made for the U.S. National Park Service. These pieces are some of my favorites of Berann's stunning map masterpieces.

Enjoy!






Yellowstone National Park

by Heinrich Berann






North Cascades National Park

by Heinrich Berann






Yosemite National Park

by Heinrich Berann






Denali National Park

by Heinrich Berann






Labeled Heinrich Berann illustration of NCNP.

by Steph Abegg




Labeled Heinrich Berann illustration of the Picket Range. 

by Steph Abegg

(Cropped from the larger North Cascades poster above.)

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