OLD PART OF TOWN — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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  • Size
    36"x24" (90cm x 60cm)
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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 OLD PART OF TOWN. 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:


Art that pleases us

Do you remember “Painting the Town Red,” country song by Billie Holiday? When you look at a view like this, an old district eager to reveal its fascinating stories to someone interested, it starts playing in your mind. The meaning behind ‘painting the two red’ isn’t very nice, but the music is pretty cheerful which gives you a good mood and makes you wonder what lies at the end of the street.

Those who visit some art gallery or websites dedicated to art are always impressed by canvases by Leonid Afremov: paintings of his are always of high quality, and the refined style of the master invariably helps us to penetrate into the very nature of depicted objects. The artist has thousands of ardent admirers who pay high tribute to the techniques used by Leonid Afremov: paintings for sale created by the master are painted with oil using a palette knife. Moreover, there are several milliards of people in the world, therefore, Leonid Afremov’s canvases are waiting for new connoisseurs of art.

Leonid Afremov’s paintings

Leonid Afremov paintings can be divided into several groups:

·                    Landscapes mostly depicting autumn nature;

·                    Seascapes depicting a vessel with a sunset in the background;

·                    Paintings dedicated to cats behaving as if they were humans;

·                    Portraits of musicians;

·                    Cityscapes mostly dedicated to night autumn cities, and this excellent painting by Leonid Afremov belongs to this group.

The spirit of history

Looking at the canvas, you can see that the artist took the message of ‘Painting the Town Red’ literally and used a rich palette of colors to depict the view that caught his eye. The dark mirror of the road is reflecting the red lights of the night city. The rain has stopped, but the air and streets are wet. The exquisite lampposts are driving the autumn darkness away, and the windows of ancient buildings stretching themselves along the road are full of cold artificial light, bluish or yellowish. However, the buildings on the left side of the street are full of shadows, and no light can be seen behind their empty windows. Some person is making his way through the night gloom, and nothing prevents him from going farther and farther, though you do not know what is there in front of him. The thin black trunks are standing on the left side of the road, leafless and motionless, and their leafage is leaving their fragile branches and is flying upwards, so that the whole night sky is covered with the variegated mosaic of leaves still unaware of the cold ground waiting for them.

Buy this and other Leonid Afremov’s artworks and enjoy the alluring worlds born from the union of the master’s imagination and his palette knife.


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It is beautiful. I admire you!
Olga Ladovich, May 6, 2014
I promised myself that I would comment on my experience purchasing a painting from Mr. Afremov, good or bad. I have read so many negative comments on other sites (as well as positive ones). I can truly say that, from start to finish, our experience has been amazing. Mr. Afremov’s team is fabulous – such great customer service (very compassionate and dedicated to making us happy). Delivery was as promised. And the painting is just so beautiful to us, so meaningful. It is art at its finest…I wasn’t looking for the exact same painting pictured on the web-site (and it is VERY clearly indicated that it will not be on the site!). I was looking for something that spoke to us, a one-of-a-kind, and it was delivered. The more we stare at it, the more it speaks to us. We will cherish it forever. I have already ordered two more (again, amazing customer service). I am recommending his beautiful work to everyone else I know. It almost seemed too good to be true - I can promise you it is true. Craig and BJ – Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Craig and BJ, Apr 5, 2014
Dear Afremov, Thank you so much for your paintings!!! I love them and spellbound.
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