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    Moon Shadow

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    4.60 ( 1 votes )
    Contact Lon Brauer
    314-456-3498
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    Added 2017-01-13 04:53:18
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    'Moon Shadow', 30x18, oil on panel.  Plein air nocturnes are challenging.  Light is at a minimum and difficult to define once the sun goes down.  This lone cedar stands despite having fire damage to one side.  A lone standing sentinel against the elements.  I was reminded of  Frederick Remington's nocturnes.  He created worlds that described the night in bold graphic terms.  Shapes and silhouettes. Powerful figures in the moonlight.

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: Lon Brauer
    Country United States
    Media Oil
    Width (inches): 18
    Height (inches): 30
    Painting Genre: Representational: Landscape / Nature

    Rating

    Use of Color
    4.00
    Use of Values
    5.00
    Composition
    4.00
    Mood
    5.00
    Originality
    5.00

    Users' reviews

    This single tree is indeed a powerful figure in the moon light. Well done.

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