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Petite painting of Joshua Tree National Park, by modern impressionist Erin Hanson

Joshua Sunset



14 x 11 in


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About the Painting

Experience the vivid colors of the desert in this painting of Joshua Tree National Park. The sky is awash in all the colors of sunset, illuminating the granite boulders with touches of pink and rainbow sherbet. The brush strokes are loose and impressionistic, conveying the emotional picture of the desert.

"Joshua Sunset" was created on 1/8" linen board. The piece arrives framed in a gilded plein air frame, 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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