painting and photographic works

Auvergne (Painting Series) – part 2

In Part 1, I shared some plein air paintings I made during a 3 week stay in a small village in the Auvergne region of central France. I was captivated by the area and it continued to be an influence on my painting for years. Not only did I paint while there but I also sketched and took many photos. These references and my memories inspired these paintings:


“Montaigut” oil on hardboard, 61 x 41 cm, c. 1986


“Steve Painting in Field”, acrylic on hardboard, 46 x 61 cm, c. 1986


“Evening Stroll Back to Montaigut”, acrylic on canvas, 51 x 76 cm, c. 1988


“Auvergne Landscape”, acrylic on hardboard, 46 x 61 cm, 1984 AoM

There are a few other paintings I have done of rural France that I count in this series, although I can’t be sure the scenes are from my 1984 visit to Auvergne or from another of my two trips to France during the eighties.


“Country Road”, acrylic on hardboard, 41 x 30 cm, c. 1985


“Maison dans la Campagne”, acrylic on canvas, 46 x 30 cm, c. 1986


“Red Roof in French Landscape”, acrylic on hardboard, 30 x 46 cm, c. 1988


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  1. Pingback: Auvergne (Painting Series) – part 1 | Randall Talbot - Artist

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