The oil painting captures a peaceful and serene moment of village life. The background depicts a cluster of houses with tiled roofs and brick chimneys. The warm hues of the houses are emphasized by the clear autumnal sky that serves as a backdrop. A well-trodden dirt path leads up to the houses, winding its way through the verdant foliage that flanks the edges of the scene. In the foreground, an elderly woman sits on a rustic wooden bench, feeding a group of plump and contented chickens. She is the focal point of the painting, her gentle features and weathered skin perfectly captured in the artist's brushstrokes. Her clothes are simple and practical, a testament to a life spent in rural simplicity. The chickens, with their soft feathers and bright eyes, are almost lifelike in their depiction. The setting sun casts a warm glow on the entire scene, highlighting the subtle beauty of the moment. The artist has paid careful attention to the interplay of light and shadow, creating a sense of depth and realism in the painting. The village seems almost alive, with the gentle movements of the chickens and the rustling of the leaves in the wind. Overall, the oil painting is a masterful tribute to village life, capturing the beauty of everyday moments with great skill and care. It is a reminder of the simple pleasures of a life lived in harmony with nature, and an invitation to pause and appreciate the world around us.
*** ABOUT THIS PAINTING ***
* TITLE: "Warm autumn day"
* ARTISTS: Kalenyuk Oksana
* SIZE: 35x40 cm/'13.77x15.74 inches'
* MEDIUM: oil, canvas
* HAND PAINTED: Original painting from our collection
* CONDITION: Photos provide accurate information about the product.
About the artist: Kalenyuk Oksana was born in 1964 in Rivne region. The love of painting has taken over from the baby. From 1975 to 1980 she studied at the Zoryan Art School of Rivne region.
In 1985 she graduated from the Crimean Art College. M. Samokish (now has the status of a national university). Her teachers of painting were G. Kurilenko, V. Grigoriev. After graduating from the school, she began to work as a teacher of fine arts at the Piryatin School - a gymnasium of aesthetic education, which she founded with her husband in 1990.
Kalenyuk Oksana works in the landscape and still life genre. Personal exhibitions: Kyiv, Museum of Ukrainian Heritage; T. Shevchenko National Museum; the diplomatic mission of Ukraine to the USA (California) and others. She has participated in numerous exhibitions both in Ukraine and abroad.