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Monday, January 4, 2016

30 Paintings in 30 Days #4 Bonnieux from below

Village of Bonnieux from Below

Many Provencal villages are "perched" ('villages-perchés) on hills like these, with a spire dominating the the skyline. Makes sense, as these places are naturally defensible. Nowadays they are tranquil and welcoming, they offer lovely compositions from below and stunning vistas from above. 
I found this village 'accidentally' as I drove up from Nice on the back roads, suitably jet-jetlagged, driving a stick shift all the way (after a one hour lesson in Hollywood), feeling alternately like Clouseau and Bond himself. 

11" x 14" Oil on Archival Board.
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