Monday, May 28, 2012
website that, like many sea and landscape painters, he finds the reference photos he takes on site don't capture the inspirational feeling of standing before the subject. He also makes use of field sketches, and refers to several photos of the scene, rather than just one. This makes it easier to pull out the essential qualities of the place.
The most spectacular part of the WA coastline is at its the southern end.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Duel of the Tritons, 43 x 88 1/8 inches.
This mythological marine by the Czech painter Benes Knüpfer (1843-1910), is from an upcoming Christie's sale. He lived in Italy for many years.
When you use the website to zoom in, you can see that the brushstrokes are quite Impressionistic.