There have been no posts here for a while as the artist was traveling and painting sketches in Europe from the beginning of April until the end of June. However, I am back in the studio and more new work shall become available again. Here is the first…
The Pont d’ Avignon or Pont Saint-Bénézet once had 22 arches. The bridge was eventually abandon as the arches took too much upkeep due to being damaged when the Rhone river would flood. The four remaining arches are believed to have been built around 1345. The bridge was the inspiration for the song Sur le pont d’Avignon. The subject for this work began with a plein air sketch while I was standing on the riverbank on an early morning in June of 2014 in Avignon France.
“June Morning in by Pont d’ Avignon” 25 × 35 cm plein air acrylic painting sketch on 185 lb. archival paper
Art prints of the paintings sketch are available HERE.
In other studio news EARLY NOVEMBER SEA 14 x 18 inch oil on canvas has been Sold to a collector in California, USA.
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