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Fresh as a Daisy
Original Still Life Painting
Oil Paint on Canvas
Canvas Size: H 40cm x W 40cm x D 2cm
Framed Size: H 46.5cm x W 46.5cm x D 3.5cm
Sold Framed in a White Tray Frame
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Marie Robinson’s Fresh as a Daisy is an original still life painting of a blue and white striped Cornishware china jug filled with a variety of daisy flowers. Also featuring a favourite postcard of a painting called ‘The Bather’ by Thomas Martine Ronaldson. Complimented by the addition of a shell giving a seaside narrative.
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Marie Robinson artist sells works online and in our art gallery in Oxfordshire. Marie Robinson artist comments: My area of artistic practice is painting, underpinned by close observational drawing. I have a continuing engagement with thematic collections and am inspired by the history and associations inherent in ordinary objects and materials. My subjects are commonplace items particularly from the domestic environment. I am interested in the arrangement, combination and repetition of these familiar items and the narrative, atmosphere or resonances which can be evoked by the considered choices of subject and composition. I work from a contemporary perspective rooted in the tradition of realistic still life painting. Painting directly from life I employ a representational style to evoke the qualities of the subject which first attracted my attention, without losing the physicality of oil paint on a flat surface. On leaving school I initially studied for a Chemistry degree before having my two children. Despite having drawn and painted all my life it was only while bringing the children up that I found the flexibility to develop further artistically. I initially studied with the Open College of the Arts and was eventually able to study for a Fine Art degree with De Montfort University as a ‘mature student’, graduating in 2002 with First Class Hons. During this time I also worked part-time as a picture researcher. I now paint full-time, working from my garden studio.
Size: H:46.5 cm x W:46.5 cm