Peter Adams

Peter Adams

Dreaming of Cathay

  • Oil on panel
  • 24" x 30", artwork
  • Contemporary

California Art Club's 105th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition at Autry Museum of the American West, April 3 - 24, 2016, in Los Angeles.

Artist Statement
"This painting is based on three Meissen porcelain figures that represent the continent of Asia. The central figurine is actually entitled Asia Seated on a Camel and was originally designed by the Meissen factory’s top sculptor, Johann Friedrich Eberlein, in the mid-18th century. Behind the figures, the view outside the window indicates a stormy rainy day—just the type of weather that inspires daydreaming about faraway exotic lands."
-- Peter Adams

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