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    The Chair - FINALIST, January 2020

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    Price: 1,295.00 USD 1295 USD
    Added 2020-01-13 15:35:59

    Description

    The chair is where you crash out when the best seat is already taken, that being the window seat. In this scene, Zoey has already claimed the window, so Kitty Girl is quite content with the more spacious option. Although Kitty Girl is almost total black, the sunlight is enhancing her beauty even more. She is so gentle and loving. She likes the indoor life and being on this side of the window, so this is where she is often found. If you own cats you might notice the frays in the curtain under the chair that are catching just a glimmer of sunlight.  

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: Bruce Strickland
    Width (inches): 20
    Judge and Category: PaintingContest.Org Panel of Art Professionals, Novice / For the Love of Painting
    Height (inches): 16
    Judge's Comment: “Excellent draftsmanship is key to this interesting and balanced composition. Skillful rendering and careful perspective drawing convey the experience of just catching the cat resting on a sunlit chair. Detail is supportive yet never an end to itself; rather the artist has succeeded in capturing a sense of reality by choosing which areas to refine and emphasize, and which areas to only approximate — just as our own senses tend to record it in our mind.”
    Media: Oil
    Country: United States
    Style or Genre of Painting: Representational: Figurative / Other
    Award: FINALIST - Free promoted entry

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