OIL ON CANVAS by erin hanson
50 x 40 in
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Crystalline light in warm autumn hues fills this landscape with ethereal color tones. Each brush stroke is alive with immediacy and energy, creating quite an emotional impact when the painting is seen in person.
This painting has been framed in an Open Impressionist frame. These frames are one-of-a-kind, hand carved in the US and hand gilded with 23kt gold leaf. The clay beneath the gold leaf is colored to complement the underpainting color in this oil painting.
The Open Impressionsist frame is a beautiful blend of classic American impressionist frames and contemporary "floater frames," just as Hanson's style is a unique blend of the classic and contemporary. The frame is designed to stand away from the edge of the canvas, leaving a 1/4" gap around the painting, which allows you to experience every brush stroke on the canvas. This "open" style of framing gives the painting room to expand and fill the eye, without losing any of the vivid color or delicate motion of the brush strokes.
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 recesses of nature include backpacking expeditions, rock climbing, and photo safaris. Hanson's unique painting style has become known as Open Impressionism, with hundreds of collectors eagerly anticipating her work. As an iconic, driving force in the rebirth of contemporary impressionism, Hanson is quickly recognized as a prolific, modern master.