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Sunset - Scarlet and Purple



 

Medium: Acrylic on board     |     Size: 600mm x 400mm     |     Price: NZ $850 (Framed)

 

Occasionally the very last light of the day produces the most intense colours; violet, scarlet and crimson.  Here the colours have left the sky and have saturated the land instead, bringing drama to a quiet West Coast evening.  Drying bales of hay take on a rosy hue while a patch of cerise and gold brings a little bit of India into a New Zealand landscape of cabbage trees and flaxes.  Night is already rustling in the dark leaves at the front of the picture as well as in the indigo ripples of the sea behind.   Soon the colours will fade as darkness falls.