NEW ORLEANS RIVER — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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    24"x30" (60cm x 75cm)
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    Hand painted by Leonid Afremov
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    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 NEW ORLEANS RIVER. 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:

New Orleans River

Traveling down the Mississippi

Look at this colorful New Orleans River oil canvas, a painting depicting a motor ship of the 19th century floating down the Mississippi, as this river flows near the city of. The artist managed to portray not only an amazing pre-dawn scenery but also to convey the whole color and mood of that era. As always, the painting of Leonid Afremov abounds in bright colors –a bright orange sunset casts its rays on the smooth waters of the Mississippi so that the eyes of the passengers travelling on this boat are shown a spectacular sight – the smooth river filled with bright sunshine, the scenery that can be only created by the rays of the sunset sun. The artist skillfully depicted the reflection of the ship in the river – on the smooth surface of the water we see almost a mirror copy of it. Even two straight streams of smoke rising from its pipes depicted with surprising accuracy are reflected in the water. All that is depicted in the painting looks very romantic and amazes with its paints – the sky with its gentle clouds lighted by the sun, the river, also lit by the sun rays and playing the most diverse shades, the ship itself, the lines of which are traced quite accurately. Looking at this painting you will involuntarily carry yourself in this era, in the era when there were no modern gadgets, nay, there were very few cars, people were much simpler, their worldview was radically different from ours.

It is up to you to decide whether it would be good for you to live in this era. The artist’s task is only to convey it as accurately as possible. We are sure that this painting will not only be the decoration of your house, well, it will always carry you away to the era depicted on it causing only romantic feelings.

The Crescent City

Hurricane Katrina, jazz, voodoo, carnival Mardi Gras … what do you associate with the amazing city of New Orleans? Let’s try to enumerate the most popular associations:


  1. New Orleans hosts the most remarkable and famous for the whole world carnival. Annually, before the Catholic Easter fasting, Mardi Gras carnival is held in the city. It is permeated with the circus spirit. It may well compete with Rio de Janeiro carnival.
  2. New Orleans is practically ruled by voodoo. Nowhere else in the world voodoo-culture expresses itself in the context of a well-formed metropolis.
  3. A significant part of New Orleans is below sea level, which primarily affects burial. There is not possible to bury the dead in the ground, that’s why many famous cemeteries in the city are overground: the decedents rest in crypts or just small elegant coffins.


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Our two newest acquisitions arrived today: "Boat under the sky" and "Town under the sky". Breathtaking! Just indescribably beauty. The colors are incredibly vibrant, the scenes at once exciting and calming, the texture is so multi-dimensional it literally places you inside the landscape. i've never seen art that is simply transforming the way you feel about your surroundings and life in general. Only Leonid's masterpieces do that--every single time. These two originals are our 24th and 25th large paintings. It has become a pleasant addiction:). These two paintings were custom made for us and they are truly special. Absolutely love them!!! The customer service and support are just amazing. Peerless! We are very happy and grateful to Leonid, Boris and David for the beauty they so generously share with the world. Do yourself a favor and buy a few pieces. Your home and your heart will be filled with joy, happiness and love. Gratefully, Dr Lani Kass
Ilana Kass, Oct 4, 2014
I was anxious waiting for the arrival of this art all the way from Mexico to Australia. Today, it arrived by Fedex ahead of delivery date! On opening it, I was truly amazed at just how much more beautiful this piece of artwork is compared to what you see on the website. Thank you Leonid. Your work is beautiful. I can assure you, this will be the first of what I hope is many of your beautiful art I will proudly display in our home.
Suzanne Shiells, Jan 15, 2018
I received my second painting yesterday. It is so beautiful. I have one more wall left that needs a smaller painting, and I'm looking forward to ordering another one. Mr. Afremov, your paintings make me happy, are colorful, dreamy, and lovely. You are so talented. I feel very lucky to own two of your pieces.
Victoria C., Sep 26, 2014