THE SONG OF THE CITY — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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    Signed on the front and back
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  • Size
    24"x30" (60cm x 75cm)
  • 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 THE SONG OF THE 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. 

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:


Painting the rain

Leonid Afremov is known as a great rain painter. His vivid and luminous cityscapes strike the eye with a rich palette of shades that merge into one colorful mixture. Using a palette knife to fill the canvas with strokes of different size and shape, he creates imaginative scenes capturing all the beauty of rain-soaked city streets. When you look at his paintings, so full of color and light, you can fill positive emotions wash all over you and take your troubles away for a brief moment of delighted contemplation. And this picture is no different!

Surreal night street

At night, the city sparkles with all colors of the spectrum. Lantern bulbs, house windows, neon illumination and traffic lights sound together like an intricate symphony you can’t help admiring. Trying to convey the beauty of the moment, Leonid Afremov speckled the canvas with motley dabs of paint representing buildings, glass cases, sign boards and black silhouettes of people crowding at the storefront. Complemented by bright reflections on the wet asphalt surface and exuberant sky colors, the scene looks very vibrant and saturated. We can’t see any clear outlines, the only thing that actually resembles itself on the picture is the lamp post on the left. Everything is smeared by the rain and the entire street has a phantasmagoric look as if being part of a half-forgotten dream.

Room design tips

As this painting is very vibrant and luminous, it must be placed on a plain-colored wall of a lighter shade with minimal décor surrounding it.

  • Fits best into modern-style interiors with bright color accents, but also goes well with classic design elements.
  • Will make a great artwork for office as well.
  • Can be used both as frameless and framed art depending on your design preferences.
  • As a framed artwork, requires a dark wood frame.

If you are a fan of Impressionist art, this beautiful and inspiring painting will make a fine addition to your home gallery. Enjoy the subtle music of the rain as city lights and their reflections strike marvelous color chords on the painted canvas! 

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I've been struggling to find a piece of art I love for my living room wall for 1.5 years. I stumbled upon Mr Afremov's work by happenstance and fell in love. It is often difficult for artists to have a painting filled with color that is not overbearing with those bursts of vibrance. Mr. Afremov walks that line expertly; he perfectly balances color and meaning. The paintings arrived today and they are nothing short of stunning! Will be recommending to everyone I meet!
Ian, Dec 18, 2014
This was second time I ordered Mr Afremov’s paint on this website and today it has arrived. It is amazingly beautiful and I love the colours, really great piece of art. The booking process is very clear and easy, and the contact is also very good. I guess this is not the last time I ordered your paint. I wish you all best.
Katarzyna, Jun 7, 2016
My wife and I live in Toronto, this is our second time purchasing art from Leonid. We find all his pieces unique in the way they speak to you. The communication with Leonid is fantastic, he will try to accommodate any special requests. Thank you the whole team for always provides us with a wonderful experience.
William A, Oct 6, 2014