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Oil painting of pine tree in Arashiyama Japan by impressionist artist Erin Hanson

Arashiyama Pine



24 x 30 in



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About the Painting

This was the first Japanese pine tree I fell in love with in Arashiyama, Kyoto. The majestic tree was beautifully formed, and it was positioned to catch all the early dawn sunrays, turning a bright shade of sherbet orange. The distant hillside, still dark in the shadows, stood beyond the slow-moving waters of Hozu-gawa Rivera.

This painting was done on 1-1/2" canvas, with the painting continued around the edges. The painting will be framed in a 23kt gold leaf floater frame to complement the colors in the piece. It arrives 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 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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