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'Conkers' is the name given to Horse Chestnut seed in the UK. They were used for games of 'conkers'. A hole is made through the seed and tied to string. The game consisted of trying break your opponents conker by swinging at!


Artist: Alex Kelly
Work: Original oil Painting, One of a Kind
Medium: Oil on linen
Year: 2017
Style: Impressionism/Realism
Subject: Still Life
Size: 7.5 x 6'' inch
Gallery Estimated Value: £500

This is an alla prima oil painting painted from life. It is painted in a realistic but loose manner. Its features interesting and varied brushwork. It captures the subtle light and colour variations which can be observed when working from life.

It is oil on linen canvas, unstretched and unframed. If desired it can be stretched and framed for an addtional cost.

It will be shipped by UPS, tracked and signed for.


About the Artist:

Alex Kelly is an artist located in Birmingham, England.

My paintings are original and are personally signed. I provide a certificate of authentication with all my paintings. All my paintings are original and one of a kind and I have never created two works the same.

I am friend of Royal Birmingham Society of Artists. My work has been selected by renowned artists to be exhibited with the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists on numerous occasions and as well as the Royal Institute of Oil Painters. My work has also been selected by the international Fine Art competition, Art Muse as an Emerging Artist Finalist.

His belief in using top-grade materials is apparent to all who see his work. To protect each painting, each piece is varnished with Gamvar, a high-grade varnish. His skill and ability to bring life to each work have made his paintings very desirable and are found in private collections around the world. Investing in his work will bring a lifetime of pleasure to discriminating buyers of fine art and will likely accrue in value as time passes by.

Reproduction of artworks in any medium is forbidden without prior artist consent. All works are copyrighted and all rights are reserved by the artist.

Thank you!

Materials used:

Oil on linen

'Conkers' - original oil painting, alla prima oil painting, one of a kind (2017)


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