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    Horse and Rider

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    Added 2017-02-24 01:46:13
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    Description

    This work is the fifth of a series, exploring horses and horse riding as a subject. There's something beautiful about the bond between the horse and their rider, which I'm trying to capture. Having thoroughly enjoyed working on the first few works in this series, the plan is to further study this subject matter in the future.

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: Wout de Zeeuw
    Country the Netherlands
    Media Watercolor
    Width (inches): 22
    Height (inches): 30
    Painting Genre: Representational: Figurative / Other

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

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    Beautiful watercolor.

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