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Monterey cypress tree oil painting for sale by modern landscape painter Erin Hanson

Monterey Light


Oil on canvas and 24 karat gold by

36 x 48 in


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A graceful cypress tree stands tall above the red and purple ocean rocks of Monterey. The brush strokes are loose and impressionistic, creating a vivid mosaic of color and texture, bringing the abstract into the realm of landscape painting.

This original oil painting was created over an application of 24 karat gold leaf. The genuine gold glints through the layers of oil paint, catching the light in a subtle and surprising manner, and bringing the oil painting to life like never before.

The painting was created on 3/4" canvas and comes framed in a gilded, 6"-deep, museum-quality frame. Additional photos are available upon request.


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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