Pastel Harbor

Laurie Chase

Pastel Harbor

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12 x 12 inch original oil painting on stretched canvas, unframed.

This painting depicts a glimpse of the fishing port Cassis in southern France, right on the Mediterranean Sea. The muted and pastel aesthetic of the boats there create a unique scene against the usually intensely colored Mediterranean waters. 

"Every image I paint is the result of photos that I have taken in my travels around the world, many on private sailing experiences.

During a visit to Cassis on the Mediterranean coast of Provence, FR, I was struck by the fishing boats in the harbor painted in the same palette hues as the village buildings surrounding it. As an avid sailor all my life, I had never seen an entire harbor full of pastel colors." - Laurie Chase