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The Turning of the Year IV
The Turning of the Year IV, ©John O’Grady
12″ x 12″ x 1.8″, oil on deep edged panel, ready to hang.
A warm sunset with a big, pink and orange sky for a cold evening in the country. A sunset full of possibilities for the year ahead.
From Dark into Light VIII
From Dark into Light VIII ©John O’Grady
15.75″ x 23.5″ x 1.25″, oil on deep edged wooden panel, ready to hang.
This moonlit seascape with high contrast and a pared back palette accentuates the ocean’s elemental spirit…
Into the West III
Where the Veil is Thin II
Where the Veil is Thin II, © John O’Grady
16″ x 12″ x 1″ oil on panel ready to hang
Have you stood on the West of Ireland shore watching the light shifting when veils of rain come and go?
Low Tide at Dawn
Winter in Wicklow #355
Winter in Wicklow ©John O’Grady
5″ x 7″ x 2″, oil on deep edged panel, ready to hang ●
A peaceful setting with a muted palette….
The Flight II #354
Land Marks IV #353
Land Marks IV, ©John O’Grady
10″ x 18″ x 0.75″, oil on canvas, ready to hang.
It’s dawn in the Irish landscape. The rising sun reveals the land marks scattered across…
Light on Water V #352
Light on Water V ©John O’Grady
8″ x 12″ x 1″, oil on deep edge panel, ready to hang ●
A quiet west of Ireland view with light beams illuminating the sea here and there…
Lights Across the Bay #351
10″ x 20″ x 0.75″, Oil on canvas, ready to hang.●
Light is fading in this quiet atmospheric painting of clouds and their reflection …
Clouds in the River Rhône II #350
As Far as the Eye Can See IV #349
As Far as the Eye Can See IV ©John O’Grady
20″ x 27″ x 0.75″ oil on canvas, ready to hang ●
A beautiful panoramic view of an Irish landscape at dusk looking to the shimmering sea…
I took the One Less Travelled by IV #348
6″ x 12″ x 1.5″, oil on deep edge panel, ready to hang●
Provence experienced a heat wave with a few very warm mornings over the last few weeks and this painting reflects that feeling of heat.
I Took the One Less Travelled by III #347
You Are Everything VIII #346
16″ x 16″ x 1.75″, oil on deep edge canvas, ready to hang ●
A quiet sunset inviting you to contemplate and take in nature’s wonder.