Tuesday, February 4, 2014

De Gazelle, Amsterdam

oil on canvas - 14 x 30 inches
painted on location and in studio - Dec 2013/Jan 2014

(private collection - Amsterdam)

Was indeed a pleasure for me to work on this characteristic old vessel that was originally designed as a cargo ship for the North Sea. Now used for living/dwelling by its owner Don, who can be seen on the deck.
The play of light was most important, thus on location in the morning! Left out all the modern buildings on the other side of canal, as desired by the present owner of this work.

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