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Sailboats St. John by Alice Brickner

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Painting, Watercolor on Paper
56.4 cm (22.2 inch) x 76.2 cm (30.0 inch)

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About This Work

Saint John is a lush tropical island in the Caribbean.We spent happy, serene times there many years ago. Its luxuriant greenery offered a splendid habitat for birds.After a vigorous day of bird watching,we'd retreat to a twilight rest on our balcony.Itoverlooked the sea and a scene thatinspired this painting. The breeze was mild; the sailboats rocked gently.I especially enjoyed the play of the light on the water. The painting is a woven watercolor made from two pictures of the same scene; one was cut up horizontally and the other vertically. Then they were woven together.This technique emphasized the bounce of the light in the water.

alice brickner


Bronx, ny United States

My work is usually watercolors.   In recent years I’ve used several techniques that involve cutting up my paintings and rearranging the elements. I’ve made them as woven pictures or as mosaics or strip collages. My goal is to catch the bou... More


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Artwork Details

Type: Painting
Medium: Watercolor
Support Type: Paper
Artwork Height: 56.4 cm (22.2 inch)
Artwork Width: 76.2 cm (30.0 inch)
Depth: 0.3 cm (0.1 inch)
Weight: 1.0 lbs (0.5 kg)

Ready to Hang: No
Framed: No
Year Created: 1988
Signed: Yes
Signature Location: front lower corner

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