A TIME WHEN THE CITY SLEEPS — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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  • Size
    24"x30" (60cm x 75cm)
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    Hand painted by Leonid Afremov
  • Materials
    Palette Knife, Oil Paint, Canvas
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    United States
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I would like to present my hand painted oil on canvas painting (recreation) of the artwork A TIME WHEN THE CITY SLEEPS. I made this piece with the same amount of soul and emotion just like the first original painting. This piece is created with oil paint on artistic canvas using my unique technique of a palette knife. The artwork has texture, you can feel the strokes by touching the painting. By purchasing on this site, you are buying directly from the artist Leonid Afremov. I guarantee your satisfaction and the best customer experience. 

The certificate of authenticity will include the name of the owner who purchased the piece of artwork. The certificate is signed by Leonid Afremov. If you buying this painting as a gift, please provide us the name of the gift recipient for the certificate. We can also ship to the address of the recipient of your gift.

about this painting:


The romanticism of night cities

This marvellous piece of large canvas art for sale skilfully painted by Leonid Afremov is dedicated to a night city. There are many beautiful cities in the world, some of them are so famous that endless streams of tourists unceasingly flow through their streams every day. However, night makes any city more beautiful and magical, and turns it into some charming and enigmatic creature that seems to have its own life overlooked by those who see the city by day. This exquisite canvas is a portrait of this creature that allows us to see its mysterious beauty.

The deep slumber

This impressive piece of large canvas wall art depicts a mysterious world that is worth entering. Summer has clothed trees in green leafage that clings to their trunks and branches. The paved road is empty before you, though some cars are approaching to you, remaining unseen behind the too bright flashes of their headlights. The yellow houses are steeped in slumber, with the black windows gaping on their walls. Everything is sleeping. The high lampposts are casting their dim yellow light on the road, with some haloes around the lamps. The light itself seems to be flowing and filling the street with its artificial warmness. A vast cathedral towers over the sleeping houses and streets. Dark and slumberous, it is keeping silence, and the holly space behind its walls is full of mysteries that you will never know. The city is sleeping, and every building is full of dreams filling the heads of its inhabitants. They might be dreaming that somebody is going past them, silent and bewitched, and the dark-blue cosmos is slowly flowing above the night.

Some cities worth visiting

We cannot know what city is depicted in this fine piece of outsized canvas wall art. However, there are some cities that are especially beautiful at night. Here is the list:

·                    Saint Petersburg;

·                    Berlin;

·                    London;

·                    Paris;

·                    Rome.

And now it is high time to buy this marvellous artwork by Leonid Afremov, for it is impossible to buy a city, however, you can afford a good depiction of it.

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