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    Summer Vacation

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    4.20 (2 votes)
    Price: 9,000.00 USD
    Contact fineart@tpg.com.au
    Added 2018-01-29 01:48:16
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    Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire on the east coast of England. While visiting the location at low tide I was attracted to this scene (one of many). The water trapped by the outgoing tide resulted in ready-to-paint subjects. The design was purely natural with virtually no editing required.

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: John McCartin
    Country: Australia
    Width (inches): 17.5
    Height (inches): 19.5
    Media: Oil
    Painting Style: Representational: Landscape / Nature


    Use of Color
    Use of Values

    Users' reviews


    Summer Vacation

    This painting shows patience, mastery with medium and a beautiful way of looking at the world and extracting what touches us about it. so good.


    nice idea and great use of muted color. I like the fact that the mud or foreground sand & water have been made more important( via detail) than the buildings. Great painting !

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    The artist's description of this scene caused me to look further at the tiny details in the background. The dots of paint which loosely define the buildings are so thoughtful and intriguing. This is a fantastic work of art!

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    Beautiful use of color...

    Beautiful use of color and light. You can feel the peacefulness of the day - lovely.

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