Clone of the Promenade at Castelnau de Montmiral near Gaillac and Albi – Extra Info
The basic technique was to Power in to the base colours then stop before intellect and training began to modify the results.
The Different placing of colours, red / orange appear very strong, confused other artists, none of whom were able to produce a copy anywhere near similar.
Painted as a studio exercise, a copy of the “other” The Prommenade.
The intention was to see how the Artist’s eyes would react to copying a painting in the lower intensity lighting of the studio.
The result seen here was so surprising the experiment was repeated with the painting “Seven Bales“.
This work is perhaps nearest to a classic Fauve painting, however on examination it remains alone, different, original.