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Ben Fenske
"Summer" Neo Impressionist landscape of Fiat driving along Tuscan countryside

2023

About the Item

Tuscan Summer is preserved in this Neo impressionist style oil painting. A woman in a Fiat drives along the dirt road with the windows down, enjoying the fresh air. The landscape incorporates green trees, grassy meadows, and distant hills. A blue sky holds a grouping of white clouds. Simple moments are heightened and romanticized in Fenske’s work, which recalls an important tenant of 19th century impressionist movement. They often sought to elevate the everyday person in their work-a-day life, to offset the prior centuries when artists eyes were mostly focused on wealthy and powerful clients in their finery. Fenske creates an image that celebrates inter-species affection—a moment almost every human can relate to. Fenske’s commitment to the universality of the human experience, regardless of temporal rank is just one of the many ways his work is profound and timeless. Framed Dimensions: 51.3 x 71 inches Artist Bio Ben Fenske (b. 1978) although a native of Minnesota, and has been working and living in Sag Harbor, New York and Florence, Italy for the last 15 years. An oil painter in the spirit of the 19th and 20th century impressionists, he often chooses informal and contemporary scenes with an implied narrative. His work, which features brash and suggestive brushstrokes, delights in light and color. Fenske has been the subject of countless national articles, most notably the American Artist Magazine which included him as one of the Best 25 Living Artists in 2012. Education: Russian Academy of Art Florence Academy of Art Studio of Joseph Paquet, Minnesota Bougie Studio, Minnesota. Awards: BP Portrait Award 2016 Exhibited Artist
  • Creator:
    Ben Fenske (1978, American)
  • Creation Year:
    2023
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 43.3 in (109.99 cm)Width: 63 in (160.02 cm)Depth: 2.25 in (5.72 cm)
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    Frame Included
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  • Gallery Location:
    Sag Harbor, NY
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: FEN-0066371stDibs: LU389312860782
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