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Saguaro southwest oil painting by contemporary impressionist artist Erin Hanson

Desert Horizon



9 x 12 in


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The saguaro cactus is a stately representation of the southwest. This painting captures the feeling of wide open space you experience in the desert. The distant desert buttes catch the warm light of the setting sun.

This painting was done on 1/8" canvas board and arrives framed and ready to hang.


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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