The Valley of Lights IV #314

The Valley of Lights IV ©John O’Grady 10″ x 8″, oil on panel; requires framing SOLD Colour can have a powerful effect on you. A particular shade can bring a memory searing through your mind. One recent late afternoon in Provence, I drove past burning gold...

At the End of the Day II #309

At the End of the Day II, ©John O’Grady 12″ x 12″ x 1.75″, oil on deep edged canvas, ready to hang. SOLD One of my favourite things about this time of year as we move through autumn, is the change in the sky, particularly in the evening. I mentioned before that my...

The Spirit of Water VII #308

The Spirit of Water VII, ©John O’Grady 32″ x 32″ x 1.75″, oil on deep edged canvas, ready to hang. Not For Sale It’s night-time. The pale blue light of a full moon permeates the painting from behind the clouds and reaches the crashing waves. We are aware of the...

The Silver Sea #306

The Silver Sea ©John O’Grady 20″ x 47.5″ x 1.75″ oil on deep edged canvas, ready to hang (Click on the image to enlarge it.) SOLD In the ‘Decay of Lying’ Oscar Wilde stated that “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life”. I hate to...

At the End of the Day #304

At the End of the Day ©John O’Grady 16″ x 16″ x 1.75″ oil on canvas, ready to hang SOLD Sunsets over the Atlantic ocean are often spectacular. When I started this painting, I recalled such a day when the evening sunlight mingled with the violet clouds to create...

Bog Heather in the Mist #303

Bog Heather in the Mist ©John O’Grady 8″ x 16″ x 1.75″ oil on deep edge canvas, ready to hang Not for Sale (NFS) It’s the time of year when bog heather covers the Wicklow mountains in a swathe of colour. I travelled through these mountains most weeks, each...