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Larry Chestnut is an east coast artist specializing in a manner of painting called premier coup - paintings that are inspired by the scene directly in front of the artist and completed in one sitting without later revisions. The artist combines this style of artwork with plein air painting to achieve spontaneity and to sharpen visual acquity.
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Bucks County College
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Plein Air, Alla Prima, and basic painting classes coming up
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The Arts Council
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301 Harrison Street #23B
Princeton, NJ 08540
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Hamilton Adult School
Alla Prima Oil Portraits
Artist will come to your location or in his studio at Artworks. Contact the artist.
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Larger works requiring research are often done in the studio and the premier coup techniques and philosophy are still employed when doing still life paintings in the studio.
Major influences are the American Impressionists, the Ashcan School and the New Hope School of Painting, specifically, artist like Edward Redfield, Robert Henri, Childe Hassam, Theo Robinson, Sargent and Homer. Contemporary artists like Liz Ruggles, Bob Saxon, Don Stone and Richard Schmid have been major influences on the style and technique of the artist.
The artist’s paintings can be seen on an going basis at:
Work can also be seen at the Farnsworth Restaurant in Bordentown City, NJ
and at the Tessara Restaurant at 812 Route 33 in Mercerville, NJ