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Life, Death and Transformation

Frits Hoendervanger's avatar Frits Hoendervanger

This large oil painting on canvas explores a close-up view of a fall scene. A bed of decaying leaves, giving life to new growth, reveals autumn as a second spring and nature's continuous cycle where life and death become one. I have spent much of my life painting landscapes inspired by the passage of time, whether it be the effects on man-made objects left to the land to be absorbed back into nature, or the circle of life witnessed during quiet walks through the forest. "Life Death and Transformation," is a continuation of that theme.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 2 in.
  • Medium: Oil
  • Width: 96 in.
  • Year created: 2017
  • Height: 58 in.