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Desert Garden, classic desertscape by iconic painter Erin Hanson

Desert Garden



32 x 48 in



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About the Painting

The smoke tree is one of the California desert's most beautiful plants. The pale, frothy fronds turn color like fire to smoke at the right time of year. The brush strokes in this painting are loose and impressionistic, creating a painting full of texture and color.


ERIN HANSON is a life-long painter, beginning her study of oils as a young child.  Her passion for natural beauty is seen in her work as she transforms vistas familiar and rare into stunning interpretations of bold color, playful rhythms, and raw emotional impact. Her frequent forays into National Parks and other havens of nature include backpacking expeditions, rock climbing, and photo safaris.  Hanson's unique painting style has become known as Open Impressionism, which is now taught in art schools around the world. With thousands of collectors eagerly anticipating her work and millions of followers online, Hanson has become an iconic, driving force in the rebirth of contemporary impressionism, and she is quickly recognized as a prolific, modern master.

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