Italian Hill TownMandy Main
Oil painting on Stretched canvas
Ready to hang
Signed on front and back
24 " h x 8 " w x 1.5 " d |1 lbs. 0 oz.
A glimpse of rising layers of the landscape and a moody sky through the narrow opening of an arch and medieval buildings in Tuscany. Warm palette of ochre, sienna, olive green and soft violet gray for the distant hills. A trio of features are clearly defined - the streetlight, a pot on the patio, and the drainpipe in the upper right - move the eye, but the painting focuses on light, shape and color rather than detail. The gallery wrapped edges are painted a dark espresso color.
Rancho Mirage, California
Mandy Main is an art historian and landscape painter based in the Southern California desert. She has long been passionate about 19th Century American landscape paintings, which has been influential in her artistic practice. Mandy works in series, generally three paintings at a time. Her process begins with a vision of a place she has been, but she takes creative liberties with the aesthetic details. The artist is captivated by light and shadow, and strives to instill her work with moody drama through the representation of these elements. Using layers of paint and glazes, Mandy achieves mesmerizing atmospheric depth, encouraging the viewer to gaze and be still.
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The luminescence keeps me coming back. Your work is even more beautiful in my home.- K Webster
Everyone should see her work in person...it's great! I love her art, I own several pieces.- C Sloan
Love Mandy Main's work. I own two and hope to add to my collection. I can stare at her work for hours and notice something new each time.- C Kashkawol