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California impressionism oil painting coastal landscape by American painter Erin Hanson.

Dawning Rays



24 x 30 in



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Brilliant blue rays of dawn brighten the coastline of central California. This painting is a celebration of color and life, capturing the natural beauty of California with impressionistic strokes of paint.

"Dawning Rays" was created on 1-1/2" stretched linen. The piece arrives framed in a contemporary gold floater frame finished in 23kt burnished gold leaf.


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 hundreds 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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