San Luis, Granada

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San Luis, Granada

I last painted this seen of the old church of San Luis and the aljibe in Sacromonte, Granada five years ago. That painting was quickly sold but the image is still on line and it has been viewed thousands of times. I decided to paint it again and found that little had changed in five years although the house on the left has been restored. I saw a painting of the same view by the British painter, George Apperley, who lived in Granada during the 1920s. He lived in a Carmen by the Plaza San Nicolas and painted many scenes from the Albaicin and Sacromonte which were similar compositions to my current works. The only differences between his view and mine, in almost a hundred years, is that the houses are in better condition but the church has decayed.

The medium is watercolour
The image size is 350mm x 250mm.
The original painting is for sale for 220 euros.
PRINTS. Superb quality, limited edition (1-100) signed prints on Canson Infinity Arches Aquarelle paper, 310gm, are available for same size 35 euros and A4 20 euros.They can be purchased direct from me.
If you click on the image it will enlarge.

You can also see most of my paintings on this web site – http://www.margaret-merry.pixels.com
All enquiries: mmerry44@ymail.com

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About Margaret Merry

I grew up in Falmouth, Cornwall, England where, after leaving Falmouth High School, I spent a year at Falmouth School of Art. Then followed three years at Hornsey College of Art in London where I obtained a Diploma in Art and Design. I then spent a post-graduate year at the West of England College of Art in Bristol where I gained an Art Teacher?s Diploma and a Certificate in Education of the University of Bristol. I lived and worked in Truro for over 30 years and became one of Cornwall's most popular artists. My paintings have been exhibited in New York, Tokyo, Paris and London and have been bought by collectors from all over the world. I have published 4 books which became local bestsellers - 'The Natural History of a Westcountry City', 'Margaret Merry's Cornish Garden Sketchbook', 'Sea & Sail' and 'Tidal Reaches'. In 2002 I moved to Spain and now live in the little coastal village of Las Negras in the heart of the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata. I now get my inspiration from the dramatic scenery of Andalucia and its old cities, towns and villages which I usually capture in watercolour. I also enjoy figurative art, particularly nudes and dancers. For these paintings I use artists' soft pastels. I have written and illustrated 3 children's books - The Wise Old Boar, The Lonely Digger and The Adventure of Princess The Pony - which have been published in the USA.
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One Response to San Luis, Granada

  1. San Luis, Granada – Haven’t re-visited your site since May. Always a treat.

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