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    STEFAN PASTUHOV (living)
    View at the Rim (Palo Duro Canyon), 2004
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 48 inches (61.0 x 121.9 cm)
    Signed lower right
    Titled verso

    Plein-air painter Stefan Pastuhov is an avid outdoorsman who loves the beauty of changing light and seasons. His office is the great outdoors. It is no surprise that Lands End has selected Pastuhov to paint covers for their mail order catalogs.

    Painting in the style of the California Impressionists, particularly Edgar Payne, his technique is alla prima, that is, with the first stroke. His brushwork is spontaneous, not labored or planned.

    Pastuhov often writes a few sentences about the creation of each painting on the back of the canvas.

    The following is inscribed by the artist verso:
    There was lots of weather when we were at Palo Duro. On a day I was working on this painting a huge storm thundered in. We walked quickly and just made our van when the sky opened up. Stape (Stapleton Kearns) and I had never seen it rain so hard.

    Provenance:
    Stefan Pastuhov
    Galerie Kornye



    Estimate: $10,000 - $12,000.

    Condition Report*: Excellent condition. New frame in excellent condition.
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
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