The First Figs
Oil on Canvas | Horizontal | 20 x 24 in.
Les Atelier d’Artistes, (Studio of Artists), is one of charming galleries located on the main street of Lourmarin. It’s made up of twelve artists, three sculptors and eight painters, all French except moi. Besides manning the gallery once a month, we share some of the costs associated. It’s...
This painting was featured at the "Direct from France" Solo Exhibition at Hagen Fine Art in Charleston, SC, USA on May 5th from 5-8 pm.
Bonnieux is one of my favorite villages in Provence. Perched on the side of a cliff, we see it often as we drive from our village of Lourmarin to the north Luberon, And, especially at dusk when the sun is setting, I am always entranced by the sight of it. No wonder I have painted it several times.
As we found ourselves spending more time in France, we purchased a second home in Provence in 2014 very close to our now familiar Lourmarin.
In September of 2014 Don and I took our first (and last) cruise. We were to board in Venice at the height of the summer season, and booked ourselves into a very nice hotel the night prior to enjoy a good dinner and walk through the streets. The next morning, we discovered it was the same...