Lake MulletKent Sullivan
Oil painting on Canvas board
Varnished and Ready to frame
Signed on front
18 " h x 24 " w x .5 " d |2 lbs. 8 oz.
Afternoon at the lake in a classical style. Delicate shadows in the foreground give way to glistening water in the distance. The scene is nicely framed on the left and right and in the distance with trees and rushes. "There are a lot of lakes in Florida," says Kent. "Some in particular harken back to the 'old Florida.' Lake Mullet is one of these with simple dirt boat ramps, and palm hammocks across the way. It is a reminder that 'new' is not always best."
There are more places Kent Sullivan would like to paint than he ever will be able. Employing many of the Hudson River School methods in his landscapes, Kent captures the ephemeral interactions of clouds, sun and earth with his delicate use of color and gesture. His work is published in two prominent books: "Art of the National Parks" and "Picturing Florida." He has lectured at museums and been sought after by many large corporations. “Several years ago I had the incredible fortune of being part of the NASA art program. Five paintings are now part of the Smithsonian Collection. At one gathering at the Kennedy Space Center, Leonard Nimoy came up and asked me for my autograph!”
Here's more work from Kent you may enjoy
Hear what collectors say about Kent's work
The painting was purchased because of its colors, the theme and Mr. Sullivan's profile. Mr. Sullivan thank you for this beautiful artwork which will be enjoyed by the family for years to come. The promptness in shipping this art work to me is appreciated.- M Sobko
I purchased Still Water Shadows. I just completed getting it framed and it looks lovely in my living room. Every time I look at it, it reminds of growing up in upstate New York. Thanks.- K Harrison