Market scene, Montbron, France by ian osborne

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Small 10.8" x 8.0"
Medium 16.2" x 12.0"
Large 21.6" x 16.0"
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watercolour on 300 gsm fine grain paper 40×30 cm
winsor and newton watercolours.

Every Saturday morning this small market is held in the Place des Tilleuls in Montbron in the Charente region of France.

The original painting is sold

The painting was made from a series of photographs which I took of the market in the winter of 2009

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I paint watercolours and write short stories.

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  • Corinne Pouzet
    Corinne Pouzetabout 5 years ago

    Il y a toute l’atmosphère tranquille d’un petit village dans cette peinture, toute en douceur. Excellente représentation de nos marchés locaux….

  • Merci Corinne

    – ian osborne

  • Impressionism
    Impressionismabout 5 years ago

    oh how wonderful! your skills are masterful, superb work

  • Thanks K you’re very kind

    – ian osborne

  • nellaevad
    nellaevadabout 5 years ago

    this is one of the best water colour paintings i have seen.

  • Dave
    this is one of the best comments i’ve had. Thank you.


    – ian osborne

  • Elisabeta Hermann
    Elisabeta Hermannabout 5 years ago

    Breathtakingly beautiful!!!!

  • Thank you Elisabeta!!

    – ian osborne

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsabout 5 years ago

    As a watercolour artist I seem to struggle with myself as to what is the right amount of colour and detail. Ian, this can serve as a model to what I personally want to achieve. Excellently done, very beautiful and with the perfect amount of colour and detail.

  • Thanks a lot for your kindness Jim.
    Believe me…your work is just great.


    – ian osborne

  • Douglas Hunt
    Douglas Huntabout 5 years ago

    You’ve tackled a difficult subject with great success in this painting!

  • Thank you Douglas. Yes it was tricky.

    – ian osborne

  • Beatrice Cloake Pasquier
    Beatrice Cloak...about 5 years ago

    What a fresh and beautiful watercolour. I love it.

  • Merci Béatrice.
    Thanks for your support.


    – ian osborne

  • Monica Engeler
    Monica Engelerabout 5 years ago

    Such fine work. Beautiful watercolor.

  • Thank you Monica for your kind words

    – ian osborne

  • Sharon A. Henson
    Sharon A. Hensonabout 5 years ago

    What a fine watercolour painting…..

  • thank you Sharon

    – ian osborne

  • Maryann3
    Maryann3about 5 years ago

    Very nice work, from the shading of the building to th highlights on some of the fruit. No stone
    left unturned. :-)

  • Glad you liked it Maryann

    – ian osborne

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