BRUSSELS - GRANDE PLACE — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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    40"x30" (100cm x 75cm)
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    Hand painted by Leonid Afremov
  • Materials
    Palette Knife, Oil Paint, Canvas
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I would like to present my hand painted oil on canvas painting (recreation) of the artwork BRUSSELS - GRANDE PLACE. 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. 

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about this painting:


At the heart of Brussels

If you want to provide an extraordinary look to your room, you should regard group painting on canvas. This artwork consists of several paintings and creates one composition. Impressionist painters always resort to this means, making a series of canvases placed close to each other on the wall. It should be done in a right way. The proportionsshould be observed at that. Even the weight of artworks matters as you decorate the wall –paintings on canvas should create the feeling of balance.

Recognizable landmark of Brussels

The Grand Place that we see on the painting of Afremov is the central square of Brussels. It is also called Grote Markt. Opulent guildhalls and bigger edifices, the Town Hall are located close to it. Now the Museum of the City of Brussels is placed there. This is a recognizable landmark of the country. Many tourists visit the city annually.

The Grand Place enters the top of the most spectacular squares of Europe along with:

·                    Trafalgar Square (London, Great Britain)

·                    Red Square (Moscow, Russia)

·                    Old Square (Prague, Czech Republic)

·                    Piazza del Campo (Sienna, Italy) and etc.

Broken integrity of objects on Impressionist paintings

Impression takes a special place in the art of Impressionist painters hence the name of this movement. They emphasize instantaneity, breaking usual, compositional strength of paintings. Impressionism removes the integrity of objects.

Impressionist paintingsare characterizedbya sort offraming and featurea sketchy character: the edgesof objects andbodiesarecut off randomly, the story depicted isnotfundamental and typical, butrather accidental-notperformancedancers, for example, but the moments of rehearsalason the paintings ofDegas.

We see how the color is broken with contrast bright colors on the painting of Afremov “Brussels - Grande Place”. Light that is seenon the ground floor refreshes the painting. The same effect is achieved with white reflections on the ground. Though the buildings are many-colored, the most saturated colors are seen on the sky. There are some people on the square, but they look sketchy. It is a marvelous example how the cityscape can look dynamic. The strokes of painter create this impression.

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Purchased "Coast of Normandy", love the vibrancy of the yellows mixed with the dark contrasts. At sunset, the painting glows. very happy with our purchase and highly recommend Leonid's work.
Mark Bitton, Aug 29, 2016
Ordered and received my first piece from Leonid Afremov and it is stunning! Such crisp vibrant colors, done beautifully! The picture in his online gallery didn't do the painting justice! Absolutely more beautiful live! Easy purchasing experience, shipped / received a little earlier than scheduled. Cant say enough great things!
Ronald Morano, May 10, 2017
I´ve loved these paintings very long before knowing I could by them for the artist!! I was so happy when I realized I could have one and eve happier when I got my City by the Lake and Paris of my dreams!! Thank you, Leonid! Love your work!
Flavia Camanzi, Dec 22, 2014