Stanford Court Hotel - December > Ageless Meadow - A Sussex field in June
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40 x 40 x 1.5 inches large original semi abstract oil painting of a Meadow in June in England. There is a sultry look to this landscape and it captures. for me, the brooding slightly humid weather we often have in England when the sun it not out but it is warm and still. It is called 'ageless meadow' because that is what it is. It has probably looked like that for 5000 years. The painting shows a view through a meadow across a reed bed and stream towards trees and a lake in the distance. Among the blues and greens of the trees are flashes of pink and lilac and yellow that hint at foxgloves, buttercups and reeds. This was inspired by a walk I took near Wadhurst in Kent. I am very happy with it as I can hear the birds and insects singing and smell the beautiful scents of June in a meadow. I also like the hint of the lake in the background. It captures the never ending curiosity I have to know what is around the next tree or in the next field - dryads and mystical beasts? why not? :-)
Painted on deep edge canvas - edges white, no frame needed.
I am an artist based in Sussex, England and I paint large landscape paintings and seascape paintings in oil on canvas. My painting style is not always easy to define but has elements of abstract, Impressionist, Expressionist and possibly some Art-Nouveau. Although I have a fine art degree in sculpture (acquired at Brighton in 1983), I am largely self-taught as a painter. For many year’s I painted animal portraits but finally realised I was having to repress my urge to ...