Sunday, 7 June 2009

La Charite sur Loire, France


View from west side of de Loire river.
oil on canvas
50 x 60 cm
painted on location, Thursday 28 May 2009

The 7th and final canvas made on my five day sojourn on the France painting trip. This picturesque quaint city came as a surprise with its mix of various colored and shaped roof tops. With the cathedral rising high above the other structures, resting proudly on its designated hill top, this scene was crying out to be painted. The well lit overcast sky made for a dramatic and intriguing backdrop, thus enhancing the river, bridge and buildings.

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