Artist's description:

TRUE AT FIRST LIGHT
150 x 120 cm
acrylic and oil on canvas
2015

In the last hour of the night
Our intentions are fine
And we believe in world's beauty
Till we betray what we're fighting for
Till all is aflame what we should love
Till first light will wake us up again.

To say it in different, but very true words by Hemingway:
"All things truly wicked start from innocence."

"True At First Light" is the title of the last published novel by the US-American novelist Ernest Hemingway, written until 1954, but first released by the son decades after his death.

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This piece is a true LARGE-SIZED PAINTING. For a large-scale, aesthetic and colourful impression on your wall AND as my authentic and personal artwork with an artistic subsurface message.

I use exclusively oil and acrylic colours, canvas and wooden frames in a professional museum quality. The painting wears my signature on the front and is signed, entitled and dated on the backside. Deliberately the sides (about 2 cm wide) are not part of the painting and show the “naked” white canvas with few paint splatters (as typical for professional original paintings). The painting is ready to hang (on the backside: high-quality iron plates with metal inserts and nylon rope for gallery use), unframed and doesn’t need a frame or any additional surface treatment. The piece will be safely shipped in a custom wooden crate. It will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and a cover letter and my poem (written for this painting) as an additional part of the artwork.

Please note: In context pictures are not necessarily to scale and are for illustrative purposes only. If you have any questions about this painting or any other piece, feel free to contact me and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can.

Thanks so much for taking an interest in my work.

Warm wishes,
Christian

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SHIPPING RATES & DUTY FEES: Dear collector, we both are interested in a professional, safe and prompt but cost-saving transport. Of course it isn’t my intention to bring into account more than the real expenses for shipping from my studio to your home. But it isn’t possible to predefine the concrete and exact shipping rates DDP (Delivery Duty Paid) for every country and destination outside the EU, especially not the duty fees. So please note: I am really sorry but the possible duty fees will be the responsibility of the buyer and are not included in my shipping rates at the moment. BUT: Be carefree, you will have all the support that you need. In case of a possible purchase please get in touch with me and let us find together the best, most comfortable and low-priced solution for shipping and customs handling on good terms. Thank you for your understanding.

Materials used:

acrylic and oil on canvas

TRUE AT FIRST LIGHT (2015)

$3,792.75 Sold

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