ROMANTIC CAFE IN THE OLD CITY — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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    72"x48" (180cm x 120cm)
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    Hand painted by Leonid Afremov
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    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 ROMANTIC CAFE IN THE OLD CITY. 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:


Many sides of  Europe

Modern European cities strike the eye with broad prospects, spectacular high-rise apartments and neon-lit chillouts. But the true spirit of Europe lingers in the old districts, with their cracked pavement, fanciful buildings and small pubs, illuminated by the same lanterns that used to burn here centuries ago. During his numerous trips abroad, Leonid Afremov never stopped searching for inspiring scenes to capture on the canvas. That’s how cityscapes like this are born. One of a few original paintings available in his virtual gallery, it takes us to an anonymous street in the old part of Berlin busy with locals and tourists on a rainy autumn night.

Timeless beauty

Using a rich palette of saturated colors, the artist was capable of replicating architectural peculiarities of the old Berlin and conveying its festive atmosphere without using any photographic details. We can’t even discern the picture on the signboard, all we see is a blurred silhouette of an aproned woman carrying something on the tray. The flowers, the tree leaves and the sky are depicted with motley speckles of paint applied next to each other at different angles. Reflecting in the wet asphalt surface, lantern lights form a luminous river streaming down the street together with the by-passers. Full of color and light, this picture is a great cure for bad mood and empty walls!

What are some things to do in the old Berlin?

While touring the old part of the German capital, don’t forget to:

  • Take photos of historical buildings.
  • Visit art galleries and admire the work of street artists.
  • Have a glass of the famous German beer in a local pub.
  • Watch a classic play at an authentic 18th century theater.
  • Buy souvenirs at one of the numerous tourist shops.

If you’re interested in original modern paintings and want to give your apartment a stylish Impressionist twist, this vibrant and cheerful cityscape will fill your room with color and joy. Keep a piece of old Berlin before your eyes and never stop admiring the beauty of its history-soaked streets trapped on the canvas by the skillful hand of Leonid Afremov!

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What a genius! It is so sad there are tons of duplicates sold on ebay and similar stores. May be it is not easy to prosecute the manufacturers in China. But isn't it possible to file suit against resellers like ebay and other re-sellers in USA, selling duplicate paintings? Since each hand painting is different from another, may be it cannot be considered as duplication. Any thoughts
Joseph, Jul 31, 2015
I'm now a proud owner of two paintings. Thank you for the beautiful colors. And the shipping is great. Thank you Boris for the help!
Andras Varga, Dec 23, 2013
I received your painting recently, I was left astonished, this painting (Melody of the night) is even more beautiful in real life. You are an extremely brilliant artist. I will be definitely be back to buy more.
Susan, Feb 3, 2014