Tag Archive 'France'

“Breakfast at Asnieres” by Murray Wagnon 11″ x 14″ Oil Somehow, for the last two years, as the anniversary of Van Gogh’s death approaches, I come up with a painting that pays homage to him. this is not something I plan, it just happens. This little studio painting originated from a black & white photograph […]

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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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“Oasis” by Murray Wagnon 14″ x 24″ Oil This Studio painting was based on one of my photographs from Paris. It is a bit of a departure from my standard fare, introducing figures int the landscape, but I do it from time-to-time, and am usually pleased with the results.

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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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“The Road to L’Estaque” by Murray Wagnon 18″X24″ OilThis painting was based on two paintings I did in the ’70’s, and some recent photographs of the motif.    

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“The Loft” by Murray Wagnon 36″X24″ Oil I painted this on Christmas Day. I was looking through an old sketch book, and found a drawing I had done, based on a Brassai photograph of the interior of Picasso’s studio in Montmartre.

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“Le Château de Médan“ by Murray Wagnon 18″ x 24″ Oil This Château in Médan, France has been seen, from different directions, in three paintings , and several drawings, done by Paul Cézanne, while visiting his friend Émile Zola, at his home nearby, in Médan, on the Seine, west of Paris. I have painted it […]

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“Hommage à Vincent“ by Murray Wagnon 18″ x 24″ Oil This is the view of the room, in Auvers-sur-Oise, where Vincent Van Gogh died on the 29th of July, 1890.

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“A Cottage in Medan” by Murray Wagnon 12” x 10″ Oil This cottage is across the street from the Chateau in Medan, near the former home of Emile Zola.

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Snow in the Harbor at Cherbourg

“Winter, Cherbourg” by Murray Wagnon 16″ x 20″ Oil A cold, snowy morning in the harbor at Cherbourg

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