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La Jolla Cove oil painting by local landscape painter, artist Erin Hanson.
La Jolla Cove impressionist painting framed in carved open impressionist frame

La Jolla Cove



30 x 40 in



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About the Painting

This painting was included in the exhibition The Colors of Spring at the La Jolla Art Library from March 11th through May 21st.

This painting was included in the exhibition Open Impressionism: The Works of Erin Hanson, a 10-year retrospective and study of the development of Open Impressionism.

About the painting:
Erin Hanson moved to San Diego in 2017. She has been painting the local landscape there, and this painting of the Cove at La Jolla captures the California coastline in the vivid colors and expressive brush strokes that Hanson has become so well known for.

This painting was done on 1-1/2" canvas, with the painting continued around the edges. The painting arrives framed in a hand-carved gold floater frame (open impressionist frame).


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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