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"Through my paintings I hope to communicate a personal enthusiasm and respect for the natural world, thus encourage in others an active stewardship of same." -- JEANNE ILLENYE

classical realism oil painting baskets of cherries fruit farmhouse table cherry harvest red cherries spilling from antique baskets farmhouse table rustic

24x36 inches / oil on canvas
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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

WOW I can't say enough about this one! Making a lot of small circular fruit in a basket is so challenging - so is the basket itself. Excellent job - one of my favorites from you

JEANNE ILLENYE said...

Oh, thank you so much! This was a little challenging due to the scale and shape being a more elongated horizontal with an even number of baskets as the focal point. What I tried to do here was bring a dramatic mood to the subjects with brilliant lighting nearly illuminating the vibrant red cherries which posed a fabulous contrast to the farmhouse tablescape reminiscent of an old world painting. Thank you for your lovely comments! Jeanne

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