daily painting titled Still life with clementine and silver goblet

Still life with clementine and silver goblet

16cm x 13cm (6"x5"), oil on gessoed card Painting status: SOLD
Daily painting for Friday 4 December, 2009
Posted in Still life paintings
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Oh this is pure poetry !!!

fascinating to spy all the reflections of the orange in the goblet...a beautiful composition. as always, thanks (for brightening a rainy day)

Exquisite Julian!
I never tire of this combination of objects, shadows and highlights.

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There are many things that just get me about this painting, but what intrigues me most are the arching colored slivers next to the goblet; the three precisely placed yet not overworked cresents of clementine orange peeking out from behind that vertical leaf. Such exactitude.

Elegant, Julian. Very elegant.

excellent!

I see a face with an orange nose at the top left of the goblet's rim. It looks like a angel with mischief on its mind.

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