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Original impressionistic oil painting of Monterey's iconic oceanside view by contemporary artist, Erin Hanson.
The Open Impressionism painting, Monterey Sands, in a gold frame.

Monterey Sands



46 x 34 in



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This painting is included in the exhibition Open Impressionism: The Works of Erin Hanson, a 10-year retrospective and study of the development of Open Impressionism. The exhibition will be held at The Goddard Center in Ardmore, OK. This painting is available for purchase online, but it will be shipped after the closing of the exhibition on March 6th, 2018.

About the painting:
Warm colored sands against cerulean waters make for a compelling composition in this painting of Monterey, California. You can see here an example of Hanson's modern style of painting rocks, in contrast to her style 10 years ago.

This painting has been framed in a hand-gilded, carved floater frame that was designed to complement the colors in this painting. It will arrived wired 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 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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