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Monument Valley southwest landscape oil painting by modern impressionist Erin Hanson.

Monument Buttes



28 x 40 in



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Monument Valley, located at the Four Corners region on the Colorado Plateau, is one of the most dramatic national monuments in the Southwest. The striking red rock buttes and spires loom up from the desert floor, made of seeming fragile sandstone, and yet withstanding the eons. This scene from Monument Valley is captured in thick, impressionistic brush strokes, in Hanson's signature Open Impressionism style.

This painting was created on 1-1/2" canvas, with the painting continued around the edges of the canvas. The piece has been framed in a gold floater frame and arrives 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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