Calle en el Casco Antiguo, Almeria

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Calle en el Casco Antiguo, Almeria

The old quarter of Almeria City below the Moorish castle, the Alcazaba, is a maze of narrow streets with attractive old buildings painted in bright colours. Here and in the neighbouring gypsy quarter, La Chanca, there are numerous interesting street scenes which provide colourful compositions for paintings. I think this street is Calle del Plátano but I forgot to check the name. I would like to do a series of paintings around here and La Chanca so I hope there will be some interest in them.

The medium is watercolour
The image size is 350mm x 250mm.
The original painting has been SOLD to a collector in the UK..
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 pn a small farmer the town of Alhabia in the Alpujarra Almeriense in the Province of Almeria. 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 portraiture and 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 Calle en el Casco Antiguo, Almeria

  1. Jui says:

    beautiful work!

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