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Celsey's Portrait  - 18x24 Oil

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Three Lemons - 9x12 Oil

Original artwork and reproductions are available for sale.
For pricing and more information
contact me.

EVENTS

Painting Classes
by Larry Chestnut at Jerry's Artarama

2901 Route One
Lawrenceville, NJ  08648
Call 609-530-8972
for more info/starting dates

Artworks Classes Now Starting!
www.artworkstrenton.org
Phone: 609-394-9436

Bucks County College
Register now for upcoming Painting Classes

Plein Air, Alla Prima, and basic painting classes coming up
Contact College at 267-685-4800 or Check their web site:

The Arts Council
of Princeton

Ask for classes by
 Larry Chestnut
301 Harrison Street #23B
Princeton, NJ 08540
609-924-8777
Web Site

Hamilton Township
Adult Schools
Contact each program for more info on upcoming classes.
Hamilton Adult School
609-631-4100
Ext. 3025

Alla Prima Oil Portraits
Artist will come to your location or  in his studio at Artworks. Contact the artist.

Private lessons Available
in the artists studio.
Contact the artist

Larry Chestnut is an east coast artist specializing in a manner of painting called premier coup - paintings that are inspired by the scene directly in front of the artist and completed in one sitting without later revisions. The artist combines this style of artwork with plein air painting to achieve spontaneity and to sharpen visual acquity.

Larger works requiring research are often done in the studio and the premier coup techniques and philosophy are still employed when doing still life paintings in the studio.

Major influences are the American Impressionists, the Ashcan School and the New Hope School of Painting, specifically, artist like Edward Redfield, Robert Henri, Childe Hassam, Theo Robinson, Sargent and Homer.  Contemporary artists like Liz Ruggles, Bob Saxon, Don Stone and Richard Schmid have been major influences on the style and technique of the artist.
 
The artist’s paintings can be seen on an going basis at:
  • Artist' House Gallery
    57 North Second Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    215-923-8440
     
  • Bonaparte Antiques & Art
    377 Farnsworth Avenue

    Bordentown, N J 08505
    609-984-9164
     
  • Bucks County Gallery of Fine Art
    77 W. Bridge Street
    New Hope,PA  18938
     
  • Chapman Gallery
    46 E State St
    Doylestown, PA 18901
    (215) 348-2011
     
  • Chestnut Hill Art Gallery
    8117 Germantown Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19118
    215-248-2549
     
  • Lawrence Art Frame Gallery
    Lawrence Shopping CT
    Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
    (609) 883-2401‎

Work can also be seen at the Farnsworth Restaurant in Bordentown City, NJ
and at the Tessara Restaurant at 812 Route 33 in Mercerville, NJ

 

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