Capella de Sant Nicolau

I picked this scene because cypresses don’t grow in my part of Canada and I find their verticality and dense foliage very beautiful. I had no idea until I started researching them that there was a link between the building and the surrounding trees. Turns out that this 12th century building is a funerary chapel and the cypresses are a symbol of mourning in many cultures.


14 Comments on “Capella de Sant Nicolau”

  1. Linda Daily says:

    Shari,thanks so much for the color tips yesterday!
    This one is a fantastic composition with a great sense of light.
    I hope you get to have a show of your work from this summer.

  2. sefeniak says:

    Beautifully done!

  3. Alison says:

    Lovely composition that really gives a sense of the space. Lovely depiction of the cypress trees!

  4. Isa says:

    Vraiment très très joli ! Bravo, c’est superbe.

  5. marctaro says:

    That warm light is perfect!

  6. Lee Kline says:

    Those trees! You caught their volume wonderfully.

  7. Helen says:

    Another beautiful painting – you are truly inspiring!! Thank you for sharing your lovely work.

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