Paintings Done on Site in Paris, Provence, and the Pyrenées

     To walk in the steps of many artists whose works I admire, these early mornings and late evening magical summer instances painted in place while traveling through Paris, Giverny, Chartres, Aix-en-Provence, the Dordogne, Languedoc-Roussillon, Bordeaux, and the Pyrénées.

PLACE des QUATRE DAUPHINS

PLACE des QUATRE DAUPHINS

from the Summer Instances series 2007 Aix en Provence, France one of the many fountains around this Mediterranean town, circa 1650 10"x 8" oil on paper, plein air

view from the SEINE

view from the SEINE

from the Summer Instances series 2007 Paris, France view of the Palais de Justice, the Tour del'Horloge, and the Conciergerie 10"x 8" oil on paper, plein air

EGLISE L'ARC ROMAN

EGLISE L'ARC ROMAN

from the Summer Instances series 2007 Dordogne, France a simple, abandoned church off the road 10"x 8" oil on paper, plein air

sunset view of MT. CANIGOU

sunset view of MT. CANIGOU

from the Summer Instances series 2007 Languedoc-Rousillon, France near the Pyrénées looking toward the Mas Saurine farmhouse 10"x 8" oil on paper, plein air

at SAINT CYPRIEN BEACH

at SAINT CYPRIEN BEACH

from the Summer Instances series 2007 on the Mediteranean Sea, France 10" x 8"oil on paper, plein air

on the way to BORDEAUX

on the way to BORDEAUX

from the Summer Instances series 2007 southwest, France 10"x 8" oil on paper, plein air

far from Pic du Midi d'Ossau

far from Pic du Midi d'Ossau

from the Summer Instances series 2007 Pyrenées, France 10"x 8" oil on paper, plein air

from the MAS SAURINE

from the MAS SAURINE

from the Summer Instances series 2007 Languedoc-Rousillon, France near the Pyrénées 10"x 8" oil on paper, plein air

crazy clouds near MAS SAURINE

crazy clouds near MAS SAURINE

from the Summer Instances series 2007 Languedoc-Rousillon, France near the Pyrénées 10"x 8" oil on paper, plein air

view from EUS

view from EUS

from the Summer Instances series 2007 Languedoc-Rousillon, France an herbal aromatic hilltop medieval village, near the Pyrénées 10"x 8" oil on paper, plein air

CORDES SUR CIEL

CORDES SUR CIEL

from the Summer Instances series 2007 Tarn, France a medieval village 10"x 8" oil on paper, plein air