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California eucalyptus painting in a contemporary impressionist style, by Erin Hanson.
Open Impressionism depiction of a california eucalyptus, original oil by Erin Hanson.

Eucalyptus Dawn



16 x 20 in


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This California eucalyptus stands before a breaking dawn sky, its branches forming abstract shapes across the brightening sky. The brush strokes are thick and lively, full of motion and energy. This contemporary impressionist style is known as Open Impressionism.

This painting was created on gallery-depth canvas, with the painting continued around the sides of the canvas.


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.

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