Landscapes with Red V

Landscape with Reds V
Roger Cecil

Evocative and poetic, this is - like so many of Cecil's best pictures - a contemplation of a landscape, a summation of feelings and images. The strong red and green - scrubbed and rubbed into the surface of the paper - are complemetaries and so mutually intensify the strength of one another. Likewise, the play with white and black is startling. The whole picture is full of a powerful dynamism. This is a landscape of the imagination, but the imagination has been shaped by a long pattern of human habitation and use, as well as by native geologies and histories.

Oil pastel on paper
Size Unframed:
19¼ins x 18ins
49cms x 45.5cms
Size Framed:
29¼ins x 27¼ins
74cms x 69cms

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