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L'homme qui lit by Dominique Amendola

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This painting is executed in a traditional way with a grisaille layer. My focus has been to have a great contrast going between pure whites and strong darks. Because i visited the Turner exhibit at the Grand-Palais in Paris, this work is an homage to William Turner. I used many layers of glazing over the grisaille.
A peaceful scene, an eclectic environment full of antiques and things all mixed up in an old house in Paris and an old man simply enjoying a great book.

Oil on linen canvas

Framed

Size: 60 cm x 73 cm or 23.5" x 29"

Status: Sold

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Le moulin du Roc ( batiment des bains), France, impressionism, urban landscape by Dominique Amendola

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This painting is painted in plein air.The moulin du roc is an area in Niort near La Rochelle on the West coast of France. This old building was used as a bath house for a time. There is an old donjon in the same area and this building might have been part of a whole complex with a castle. I used an impressionist palette and vibrant brush strokes in order to create a lasting visual impression. Art buyers (and art lovers) will see references to prominent 20th century painter like Monet as I offer homage to his artistic vision through my own art. This artwork is still for sale, so if you’d like to purchase the painting just click on the button below.”

This is painted in a impressionistic style in plein air. This is not a print. You are buying an original painting on canvas. This painting is painted with museum quality art supplies and will last several 100 years. I've sold over 200 of my original works of art online, so you can buy with confidence. I do this for a living!! Your art will be shipped to you professionally packed with protective packaging material and wrapped in cardboard, then placed in a heavy-duty box for shipping. All items will be sent via USPS and insured.

Oil on canvas

Framed

Size: 18"x 21"

Price: $900.00

Status: Available

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Still life with candlleholder/ Nature morte avec bougeoir, contemporary oil by Dominique Amendola

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This painting was painted from life. I am in France for sometime. I intend producing art related to my area for now. For my India art fans, I'll be back in India soon producing Indian subject matters. in this picture, those objects are from my dad's house who loves to collect antiques.

This is not a print. You are buying an original painting on canvas. This painting is painted with museum quality art supplies and will last several 100 years. I've sold over 200 of my original works of art online, so you can buy with confidence. I do this for a living!! Your art will be shipped to you professionally packed with protective packaging material and wrapped in cardboard, then placed in a heavy-duty box for shipping. All items will be sent via USPS and insured.

Oil on canvas

Size: 16"x 13"

Price: $250.00

Status: Available

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Bath time, The South Indian Brahmin, Contemporary art by Dominique Amendola

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In a bathing Ghat a Brahmin( Hindhu priest) is fetching water in copper pots for his bath in Malkoti South India. Bath time is the fifth painting in my series of India artworks. I used bold colors and powerful brush strokes, as I do in all my paintings, in order to create a lasting visual impression. Art buyers (and art lovers) will see symbolic references to Japanese prints art like
Utagawa Hiroshige and Katsushika Hokusa as I offer homage to their artistic vision through my own art style in a more contemporary fashion. This is also in homage to my preferred artist Vincent Van Gogh.

Oil on canvas

Framed

Size: 18"x 24"

Price: $1,300.00

Status: Available

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Flower arches in India, plein air landscape, gardens by Dominique Amendola

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This painting was painted in plein air. These gardens are part of a beautiful ashrama in South India called Govindaji Gardens. Flowers in india grow very lush and very fast. You can see coconut trees, Papaya trees, and many exotic flowers in the back ground. The style is quite realistic with attention to details and colors.

This is a commissioned piece.

Oil on canvas

Framed

Size: 16"x 20"

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Fisherman and his boat

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There is a certain romanticism in fishermen and old boats, at least in the mind of those who do not have to go fishing for their daily sustenance. The waters of the river are calm, the man just went to gather some grass for his cows on his boat on the other side of the river, It is late afternoon and the light at this time is extraordinary and almost mystical. This is life in certain parts of India. In this piece I went a bit beyond realism by stylizing the design of the picture. I also focused on the colors and it come out almost like a japanese print. I call this style, contemporary and post impressionism, used extensively by our friend Van Gogh, the master artist.

This is painted in a contemporary style . This is not a print. You are buying an original painting on canvas. This painting is painted with museum quality art supplies and will last several 100 years. I've sold over 200 of my original works of art online, so you can buy with confidence. I do this for a living!! Your art will be shipped to you professionally packed with protective packaging material and wrapped in cardboard, then placed in a heavy-duty box for shipping. All items will be sent via USPS and insured.

Oil on canvas

Size: 20"x 30"

Price: $1,500.00

Status: Available

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Bathing in the holy river

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For millenniums bathing in the holy river has been the duty of every faithful believer in India. Three ladies are taking bath in the evening. A sense of infinity is acquired by this picture with no beginning and no end. The waters are only evoked, the horizon has no limits and the painting gives a sense that the river might have a bank towards the viewer, but no end is visible on the other side.

This is painted in a contemporary style. This is not a print. You are buying an original painting on canvas. This painting is painted with museum quality art supplies and will last several 100 years. I've sold over 200 of my original works of art online, so you can buy with confidence. I do this for a living!! Your art will be shipped to you professionally packed with protective packaging material and wrapped in cardboard, then placed in a heavy-duty box for shipping. All items will be sent via USPS and insured.

Oil and acrylics on canvas

gallery wrap canvas with painted sides. It does not need a frame.

Size: 30"x 20"

Price: $1,200.00

Status: Available

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Mulki: Cottage on the river, landscape, India, tropics

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This painting was painted in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is on the banks of Shambhavi River. I am traveling in South india at the moment and just visited the beautiful surfing ashrama in Mulki. I found an ashram located in a city called Mulki which is run by a San Diego couple. You can visit their site at Surfing India. I went on a boat trip and the river had beautiful exotic sites. This particular cottage reflecting in the water is extremely colorful. The coconut trees are being cultivated in the area. Local fishermen abound too. I might paint one of them next time.
This is not a print. You are buying an original painting on canvas. This painting is painted with museum quality art supplies and will last several 100 years. I've sold over 200 of my original works of art online, so you can buy with confidence. I do this for a living!! Your art will be shipped to you professionally packed with protective packaging material and wrapped in cardboard, then placed in a heavy-duty box for shipping. All items will be sent via USPS and insured.

Oil on canvas

Size: 18"x 24"

Price: $1,000.00

Status: Available

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After the harvest, landscape, fall, New england, by Dominique Amendola

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This is painted in New England just at the end of August, beginning of September when the corn harvest is over. The colors at that time are stunning. In this piece the day is ending and a long shadow extends on the field while the rest of the landscape illuminated by the sun shines gloriously.

Oil on canvas

Framed

Size: 20"x 24"

Price: $1,200.00

Status: Available

I am traveling at the moment, driving from California to Vermont, to go see my daughters. I am unable to paint regularly. More paintings to come soon...

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Girl in red velvet

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Painting executed from the live model. I paint from the model regularly. Today's pose is executed loosely. The painting expresses feeling rather than technique, which is achieved through intuition. It is an exploration of expressive brush strokes, where I am not trying to paint a pretty picture but rather capture the soul of my subject.

Oil on linen canvas

Size: 18"x 24"

Price: $1150.00

Status: Available

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