Tag Archive 'Provence'

“Village Scene” by Murray Wagnon 6″ x 18″ Oil In my studies, I came upon a pencil drawing done by Cezanne, as an “underdrawing” for a watercolor. Since he never got around to doing the actual painting, I though I would. I made a sketch based on his sketch, and added some “Cezanne-esque” color.

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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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“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 Quarry” by Murray Wagnon 24″ x 18″ Oil The setting of this painting was an erosion gulch, in the alluvial soils of the Santa Lucia range along the Arroyo Seco Road in the Salinas Valley, west of Greenfield. The title is a reflection of it’s similarity to the images of the Bibemus Quarry painted […]

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A Provencal farmhouse. . .

An old stone farmhouse

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"apre Midi, Aix en Provence"

“Apres Midi, Aix en Provence”

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