Tuesday, November 1, 2011
"Tree Nocturne (Billowing Tree)"
oil on panel, 2010
5" x 4" (12.7cm x 10.16cm)
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Here is another of my small paintings at the Oceanside Museum of Art Store.
The nocturne... its origin, mid 19th century French from Latin,
nocturnus, meaning ' of the night '.
My Tree Nocturne series. I've kept the series compositionally simple, focusing on the tree and usually an unseen light source.
This painting breaks from that slightly.
There is more of a surface showing in the street, the cracks and buckling of decades old concrete, before asphalt. The sidewalk, hints of commercial storefronts and power poles all adding to its more urban setting.139
Link to value thumbnail here.
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