"Halycon days: 1958 Summer Ride"


United Kingdom

Painting
Size: 31.5 H x 39 W x 2 in

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Art Description

Painting: Acrylic and Oil on Canvas.

This was inspired by a tiny photo ( 2.5inches square) of my Dad and sister. It was taken by my mother, in a glorious summer and my sister had been pestering to sit on the bike.
I painted this, recalling riding on the pillion myself, in those halycon days and the roar of the bike and the power; you could hear my Dad coming home, the powerful sound of a on the bike heralding his return like a friendly dragon.

Keywords: Summer, Bike Ride, Pillion, Child, 1950's, Motorbike And Sidecar

Subjects: Motorbike

Styles: Figurative, Impressionism

Mediums: Acrylic, Oil

Materials: Canvas

Prints: Motorbike Art Prints, Figurative Art Prints, Impressionism Art Prints, Acrylic Art Prints, Oil Art Prints, Canvas Art Prints