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A Golden Thread


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A Golden Thread [2020]


Oil on canvas

Image size: H:77 cm x W:77 cm

Complete Size of Unframed Work: H:77 cm x W:77 cm x D:5cm

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A Golden Thread is a contemporary romanticist painting by Claire Podesta. The layering of brush strokes gives the work a sense of motion that is evocative of William Turner’s style.For more information on Claire Podesta’s works please contact Deborah Allan at

Claire Podesta's painting are available for sale online and in our gallery at Wychwood Art. My paintings are abstract works in oils or acrylics on canvas and paper. They are multi-layered and textural with bold brush strokes. My focus is on the process of making a painting, which is a meditative intuitive experience where the outcome is often unexpected. The coasts of Britain, the southern Mediterranean and the landscapes of the Chiltern Hills often provide my inspiration. Turner - described by John Ruskin as 'the father of modern art' - is a huge influence on my work and I can spend a whole day immersed in the Turner collection at Tate Britain. Originally from Cambridgeshire and Hong Kong, I now live near Oxford, where I practice from my studio. I received a BA (Hons) degree in Graphic Design at De Montfort University, following which I worked as graphic designer and ran a furniture design business with my husband whilst raising a family. To discuss any of Claire Podesta's original paintings for sale please call 07799535765 or email

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