CHILDHOOD — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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    Signed on the front and back
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  • Size
    28"x40" (70cm x 100cm)
  • Medium
    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 CHILDHOOD. 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:


Happy Carelessness

Leonid Afremov’s painting depicts perhaps the happiest moment in the life of every person – the one that are remembered for a lifetime. Such moments usually occur in childhood – sooner or later. So at first glance, by no means remarkable moments become memorable for life. The one depicted in the painting is just such a one – the children, a boy and a girl, feed the ducks on the lake. For their image, as well as the image of the landscape as a whole, the artist used a lot of bright colors – these are green grass of a lawn, slightly tucked in autumn colors, the blue paints of the lake and bright children's clothes – the girl is dressed in a light yellow shirt just of the color of the boy’s panama. Squatting down the girl gives food to the ducks, the boy is doing the same. Let's hope that their parents are somewhere nearby and control the actions of the children, although they are already quite adult.

A lot of fun

The kids can make our lives more unpredictable and funny, and sometimes even crazy, but incredibly happy. They easily manage to win us over with their own spontaneity, trust in peace and sincerity. There is no one in the world more fragile and helpless than our newborn child. As it turned out, babies are in fact incredibly capable and strong creatures. Scientists managed to prove many facts about parents and their children many of you did not know about. Here are some of them:

  1. In European countries, the average age of parents is 29.
  2. The youngest parents were only 8 and 9 years old.
  3. Recently it has become quite popular to give unusual names to children.
  4. Very often, the parents from the USA and Europe name their children after famous idols or world brands.
  5. For each inhabitant of the planet, there are on average 30 Lego elements.
  6. Sultan Ismail from Morocco has the largest number of children.
  7. A newborn baby does not see blue.

We hope that Childhood, this amazing artwork, will make you tenderly remember your own childhood, and you will plunge into the world of pleasant memories and dreams.


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Received my painting last week. So BEAUTIFUL!!!! Can't stop looking at it! The colors are so vibrate! Can't help but cheer you up when you look at it! Thank you Leonid. I am honored to own one of your beautiful paintings.
Gene, Apr 15, 2014
The painting is beautiful! Shipping was very quick and I received prompt updates. I will be ordering another painting very soon...Thank you!
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I just got Blue Sail, Evening, and Little Bridge and they are all 3 spectacular. I love the vibrant colors and they have really made my condo special. They are even more special than in the online pictures. Terrific!
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