Tag Archive 'Barns'

  “Millhouse on the Thames” by Murray Wagnon 18″ x 24″ Oil This image is of the Mapledurham Watermill on the River Thames in Oxfordshire  

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“Jack Swan’s Theater, Old Monterey” by Murray Wagnon 11″ x 14″ Oil My friend Sibyl Johnson was painting in the “Art in the Adobes” event in Monterey, and asked me to join her in painting some of the old historic buildings from the Spanish & Mexican periods of Monterey’s history. The oldest theater in California […]

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“The Pigeon Tower” by Murray Wagnon 18″ x 24″ Oil This studio painting was based on an old black & white photograph from the 1930’s of the motif Cezanne and Renoir painted together near the Bellvue home of Cezanne’s sister. The building on the right didn’t exist when they did their paintings. Consider it an […]

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“An Old Barn in San Benito County” by Murray Wagnon 8″ x 24″ Oil If you go back through this archive, you will see that this isn’t the first time I’ve painted this old barn in San Juan Bautista. I hope it won’t be the last, but by the way it looks, the next time […]

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“Ranch Outbuildings, Santa Teresa” by Murray Wagnon 12″ x 24″ Oil I enjoyed my painting “French Wheat”, so I decided to lend that interpretation to the ranch outbuildings on the hill behind my house.

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“French Wheat” by Murray Wagnon 12″x32″ Oil From time to time I browse my old sketch books for possible painting subjects. That is how this painting of an old stone farm in France came into being.

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“A Ranch in San Gregorio” by Murray Wagnon 11″X14″ Oil My friend and fellow plein air painter, Julia Munger Seelos called to ask if I wanted to join her on an excursion on the San Fransisco Penninsula. Well, Heck yes! So we headed out to the Coast at San Gregorio. She was drawn to the […]

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“Harvey Bear Ranch” by Murray Wagnon 18″ x 24″ Oil It was a cold, stormy day, when the MBPAPA  group painted at the Harvey Bear Ranch in San Martin. The temperature was dropping when I finished painting, and the rain began soon afterward. I have loved old barns ever since living next to one as […]

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“A Farm in San Ardo” by Murray Wagnon 12″ x 18″ Oil This farm scene was painted as part of the Natividad Foundation’s “Field to Fork” Exhibition in Salinas, California. The Foundation had arranged for small groups of painters to visit the farms of their Patrons. When we arrived at the farm, it was totally […]

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“The Silo Barn, Hollister” by Murray Wagnon 16″ x 16″ Oil My eye was captured by this structure as I was driving up to paint at the “Pietra Santa Winery” in the hills south of Hollister. It went to the top of my mental list of “things I have to paint”. I went back a […]

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