Art Title:The Red Fort
Size (in.):H: 29.20 x W : 24.00 x D : 0.00
The Red Fort
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Sam Hall erupted onto the art scene in 2004 with a series of landscapes, 'people-scapes', and abstracts. He paints in acrylics and watercolour, and describes himself as a 'colourist'. Inspired particularly by Caneletto , Andrew Wyeth, Paul Klee and David Hockney, he has been painting for only two years but appreciation of his attention to detail has already led to his works being submitted to the Royal Academy of Arts, the Brighton Arts Fair and several competitions. His works are already selling for more than $5000.
ABOUT THIS PAINTING:
I based this mythical landscape on personal travels to the Hindu Kush and Afghanistan in the late 1960s - and to Spain and Turkey in 2002 . The 'eastern' was originally going to be Istanbul - but I decided to add more mountains, so it became just a distant eastern town with minarets. The middle ground countryside is based on my memories of Tuscany and the Granada region of southern Spain, whilst the tea (chay) house in the foreground was an