1581 Brickell Ave., Suite 2303 Miami, FL 33129 United States 305.857.0521
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$ 16,000

Moonlit Night in Blue

Documentation Signed
Period 19th Century
Materials Oil on Canvas
W. 22 in; H. 16 in;
W. 55.88 cm; H. 40.64 cm;
Condition Good. Good, some craquelure in the lower left quadrant and isolated in lighter pigments in the house. Some slight yellowing of the varnish.
Creation Date Circa 1890
Description Sir Alfred East painted a series of moonlit landscapes that is reminiscent of the Barbizon school of painters, Corot, and some of the impressionists. This painting has two light sources. The moonlight and window light which is depicted by the artist in a deep yellow. Highlights from the window skim off the top of the shrubs. "East was one of the most acclaimed landscape painters of his time." Tate Gallery
" His particular strength was in painting the effect of different lights on the landscape. " Fine Arts Museums San Francisco.
Sir Alfred Edward East RA RBA (15 December 1844 – 28 September 1913) was an English painter.
He studied in Paris with Bouguereau.
In 1906 he was elected President of the Royal Society of British Artists.
He was awarded a Knighthood in 1910 by King Edward VII. His portrait was painted by Philip de Laszlo.
East was elected an member of the Royal Academy with full membership in 1913.
His works hang in the Tate and are in other collectons such as the de Young Museum, Palace of the Legion of Honor.
Styles / Movements Post Impressionism, Realism, Surrealism
Incollect Reference Number 476855
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