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Erin Hanson original oil painting in a 24 karat gold floater custom frame
Autumn in Gold" hanging in The Erin Hanson Gallery, in Los Angeles
The Erin Hanson Gallery open house event
Framed oil painting, available from The Erin Hanson Gallery in Glendale CA

Autumn in Gold


Oil on canvas and 24 karat gold by

72 x 72 in


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About the Painting

A dreamy morning in Cedar Breaks National Park, a few hours after daybreak, found the artist lounging alongside this creekbed, eating crackers and cheese. The aspens were drenched in color, almost electric with orange and yellow, a striking contrast against the curves of slough grasses below and the distant layers of blue mountains beyond.

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.

This 2"-gallery depth painting comes framed in a custom-made floater frame that was hand plated in 24 karat gold leaf.


ERIN HANSON has been painting in oils since she was 8 years old. As a young artist, she worked at a mural studio creating 40-foot-tall paintings on canvas, while selling art commissions on the side. After getting a degree in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley, Erin became a rock climber at Red Rock Canyon, Nevada. Inspired by the colorful scenery she was climbing, she decided to paint one painting every week for the rest of her life. She has stuck to that decision ever since, becoming one of the most prolific artists in history. Erin Hanson's style is known as "Open Impressionism" and is now taught in art schools worldwide. 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.

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