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Light…expressed by a harmony of
intensely colored surfaces.
~ Henri Matisse ~
Still life with a Fauvist influence, thus the title; Matisse, along with André Derain, was the founder of a school of painters that became known as Les Fauves (The Wild Beasts).
These are freshly-picked Oregon tomatoes from the garden of my friend Jerry Carlin, who kindly sent me the picture on which this painting is based.