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Abby De La Tarn
20" X 26" - $2,000
One can easily imagine the reclusive monastery life here deep in the canyon along the Tarn River. The setting takes on an almost surreal quality as the colors tend towards blues and violets. Such a place emulates a mystical quality, the simple yet complex structure framed by vibrant and rugged landscape that is rich. One...
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  After The Harvest
26" X 21" - $1,600
The country life is governed by the rhythm of the seasons, each time of year offering it’s own colors and ambiance. After a full summer of growth, the fields are ready to be laid bare once again, yielding their bounty of nourishment. What is unique about this scene is that the corn was harvested by hand, leaving the stalks standing...
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Beauregard - Au Pied de Vercors - 20" X 24" - $1,600
There is no direct translation for Beauregard, but literally it means ‘beautiful look, which is what this village would be called in English. As the road approaches the village, each turn presents another spectacular view. In the fall when the colors are the most brilliant, the view is particularly moving. My inspiration here was...
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  Belevedere de Gervains
24" X 28" - $2,000
This fantasy like landscape is not far from the country home, along the ridge above the Rhone River, to the south overlooking Tain L’Hermitage. The sky seems to radiate from the center, complimenting the gentle curve of the river as it meanders and disappears between the distant hills. The colorful fields...
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Bren Village (framed)
28" X 23" - $2,800
Short distance from our little farm lies the village of Bren. Early in the spring the yellow mustard flowers brighten up the already colorful walk along the wooded ridge leading to the village. At the right time of day, when the shadows are long in the afternoon, the road becomes a tapestry of light and shadow and all...
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  Cascade Verte
24" X 19" - $2,400
Above the Rhone Valley, in the massive natural reserve called the Vercors, are many treasures to be discovered. A short distance from the road along a small river below limestone cliffs lies this lush waterfall where just the right moisture and light has nourished a rare emerald garden. Moss covered rocks rich with infinite...
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Centre de L'Universe
24" X 29" - $2,400
The lotus flower is one of the most ancient and spiritual symbols of our planet, representing long life, health, honor and good luck. It grows in muddy water and rises above to bloom with remarkable symetry and beauty. Untouched by impurity, it represents purity of heart and mind, here found as a single gem amongst the lilly pads. ENLARGEMENT, MORE DETAILS
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  Cherub Vase
15" X 18" - $1,200
Flowers are capable of neither emotion or volition, but are simply natures gift, there to be enjoyed in their fleeting moment. This elegantly arranged bouquet of flowers, none more prominent than the rest, provides a diverse and colorful display of one of nature's purest delights, preserved here for a lasting impression...
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CLAVEYSON (framed)
19" X 14" - $2,600
Occasionally one finds a location that seems to epitomize all the charm and color that we imagine in an ancient French village, a place where time stands still and yet is always alive. Behind the church bell tower and the angular roof lines lie lush hills that invite exploration and offer striking perspectives. My intent...
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  COSTA BRAVA
25" X 19" - 2,000
The Mediterranean is seldom more vibrant than along the coast of Spain north of Barcelona. These quiet sparkling bays have existed forever, signs of life long past can still be found along with the very alive present. The water shimmers in the clear light, reflecting viridian sky. The lush landscape comes right down to the sea...
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FIN DE LA GORGE DE TARN
24" X 29" - $2,800
This vibrant and colorful valley is one of the most picturesque French countryside settings, combining the diverse textures and shades of fertile fields and the magnificence of a deep river gorge that cuts through the Ardeche, west of the Rhone Valley. The Tarn River loses it’s velocity as it meanders through the widening valley...
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  FLEURIST A PARIS
20" X 26" - $2,000
Along any avenue in Paris, most anytime of the year, you can find all the color and fragrance of a country lane in front of the fleurist. The solid stone buildings, trimed with colorful awnings and windows have stood unchanged for centuries, while the fresh flowers have been brought in daily for almost as long. The variety...
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FORTE LALATTE
9" X 8" - $400
On the Britanny coast, not far from St. Malo and other fortified cities near the most narrow point along the English Channel, stands this 14th century castle closed in by ramparts. Built to keep an eye on the comings and goings of the Normands, as well ward of the English during their frequent exploits, it now makes...
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  IVY FOUNTAIN
20" X 24" - $1,800
The mystery and beauty of this painting lies almost hidden behind deep and colorful ivy leaves that cover much of this timeless sculpture. Bacus, the Greek god of pleasure, finds his eternal purpose in feeding this small pool with water, creating a soothing yet alive effect as the water falls and settles into deep shadows...
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LA DRUZE – LES OMBRES DE LA RIVIEVRE
10" X 14" - $1,200
Also deep in the Vercors, along the Druze River, are many hidden gems of shadow and light playing on water. All the elements seem to converge in this painting, the colors of the foliage reflected in the gentle current, creating a perfectly balanced movement. The eye can rest easy any place...
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  LA FORET DE ST. GERMAIN-EN-LAYE
22" X 28" - $2,800
Northwest of Paris, along one of the bends of the Seine River, is the enormous forest that provides recreation and an escape into nature. Each year there are several weeks of extraordinary colors in the forest as the leaves change to gold, amber, orange and crimson, inviting exploration...
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LAGUNA COVE
24" X 30"- $2,400
The clear bright blue sky, reflected off of the brilliant sparkling ocean, brings to life this magical beach. An open invitation to explore, to bask in the sun and water, the path finds it’s way down the cliff beneath the palm trees to the pure white sand, unspoiled and beckoning. These picturesque coves have long been a source of inspiration, pleasure...
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  LAVANDE ET CIEL
20" X 16" - $1,600
South of the Drome, the Drome Provencal is probably the most beautiful region of France. They boast 300 days of beautiful weather a year, upspoiled countryside with a sparse population, and lush and colorful landscape rich in agriculture. This is where the lavender grows the best, expansive fields of soft and fragrant plants with so many...
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LES PLANARDS
22" X 30" - $2,000
There is a colorful perfection of refinement and balance in the French countryside. This land has been cultivated and maintained for centuries, creating a symphony of color and form that conforms to natures laws of renewal and decay.
Late in the summer, when the harvest is near, this field of amaranth is at it’s peak of color. The richly textured field...
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  LES TROITS SUR RHONE
24" X 30" - $2,400
Above the village of Tournon, across from Tain l’Hermitage along the Rhone River, is a spendid view of rooftops that offer an incredible range of color and texture, all the earth tones of the region, and a melodic flow of lines that invite exploration. The hills, both nearby and distant, seem to continue the dance of line and color as the eye travels into the background...
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L’OMBRE DU CANYON
(framed) 23" X 19"- $1,600
This unpretentious and ancient scene offers striking contrasts and vibrant colors, and the dramatic effect of sunlight and shadow. The shaded canyon slope, almost surreal as a cooler background, brings to life the brilliant greens, oranges and golds of the illuminated foreground. There is a softness in the textures that allows the viewer to absorb the entire...
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  MAISONS EN PROVENCE
26" X 21" - $1,800
The French have long been masters of the art of living. The French country home, the ideal blend of rustic charm and comfort, is a delight to all the senses and an inviting retreat. Soft yet brilliant light playing on the facade, colorful flowers and charming simple furnishings, all speak of hours or relaxation and enjoyment. One can easily imagine...
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PIQUENIQUE SUR L’HERBASE
32" X 36" - $2,800
Perfect place to pause for lunch, escape the heat of the early afternoon, and soak in the soothing sound of water flowing. The surface of the water is endlessly intriguing, constantly shifting and revealing what lies beneath only in glimpses. The shimmering surface broken by shadows and the earth tones of the shallows...
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  PONT EN ROYONS VERCORS NATURAL PRESERVE
25" X 32" - $2,800
Deeper in the Vercors lies this ancient and enchanting village. At first glance the eye cannot fathom the structures that seem to have grown out of solid rock. Unchanged for a century and having it’s roots long before, the uniqueness of this village and setting inspired me many times. Again the blending of natural...
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QUEENSLAND
24" X 32" - $3,200
There are few places more vibrant, lush, and alive than a tropical stream, surrounded by rich foliage and saturated with brilliant warm light. This hidden treasure, a pure source of fresh water flowing through a tunnel of light captured my senses and my eye, drawing me in like a breath of fresh air. The dense foliage provides a perfect filter to create...
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  ROSES
25" X 21" - $2,400
The rose is a perfect example of a glimpse into infinite beauty, divine and perfect, simple and ultimately complex, and at the same time fleeting and momentary. These roses grew untended in our garden, from bushes long gone wild, and gathering a few is always a sublime pleasure. This bouquet was made outside, placed on our garden table...
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STARGAZERS
25" X 21" - $2,400
Mico view, larger than life, brings to life details not otherwise seen. These colorful blooms offer an explosion of color and the leaves fade in the background allowing the flowers to emerge from the canvas. Endless dynamic lines all converge in each center, recreating natures perfect sense of balance and allowing the eye and mind to rest on their brilliance...
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  ST. CAST
20" X 30"- $1,800
Quiet moment along the shore, above the cliff in a small bay near St. Cast. Soft and brilliant light reflects off the water, silhouetting the girl who has become part of the landscape. A simple palette of colors, greens from deep veridian to bright yellow-green, a greyish sky and sea, and the warm sand and earth tones allow the eye to rest easy and imagine...
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ST. CAST SUNSET
16" X 13" - $1,000
The end of each day brings an expansive spectrum of light, firstly deepening and enhancing colors, then narrowing the tones into multiple shades of orange, amber, gold, and finally into cooler, darker, tones. This unique moment, as the sun touches the horizon, between day and night, is the perfect time to be still and absorb the majesty of god’s palate...
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  ST. NAZARE EN ROYANS
14" X 26" - $1,200
Again at the foot of the Vercors lies this colorful and peaceful setting, an ancient Roman aqueduct spanning L’Esere River which works it’s way around the high plateau. Nearby caverns, carved by underground rivers into the limestone, give the water this rich aqua color as it returns to the river. The calm water, lush foliage, simple and solid stone work of...
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ST. TROPEZ
22" X 18" - $1,600
Long before it became a playground for the rich, St. Tropez was a fishing port and a jewel of the Mediterranean. Colorful skys and rich blue tones in the water, bright buildings and ancient stone structures, boats of every size and shape, all provide pleasing views in every direction. A walk along the dock led me to this place, a marvelous perspective back...
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  VUE DE LA TERRASSE
24" X 30" - $2,000
Here at the country home, La Chevauchee (horse ranch), sitting on the terrace looking out towards the Rhone River, late summer offers golden colors and rich afternoon light. Just after the field below has been cut and the sweet smells permeate the air, the afternoon is perfect for lingering in the shade and absorbing the scene. Infinite variations of...
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