Influences – Nicholas De Stael

The sumptuous oil paintings of Nicholas de Stael that distill a
landscape, or still-life objects so vividly, first impressed me when I
saw a couple of them at the National Gallery of Victoria in the early
60s. I saw his retrospective show in Paris in 2003 and the power of his
late work still takes my breath away. They are so deft without being
trite, and have a great feeling of serenity about them.

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