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Johndk 04-28-2019 02:42 PM

Notre Dame
This is a watercolour I did this afternoon, memorialising the tragedy of the Cathedral of Notre Dame fire. As an architect and as an artist it really struck a chord.

My source image was something I saw on a video on Global News, when the camera turned to the altar, and the cross was still standing, smoke all around, and the light which was so theatrical and surreal.

Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris
21 x 24 cms

joe1It 05-02-2019 08:01 PM

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it was touching to learn the news from the news.

your work is a masterpiece,
it hits a lot, transmits strong emotions

baeserj 10-26-2019 10:41 PM

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it's always hard to look at distruction, but painting it can bring back memories.

vmrs 11-02-2019 08:23 PM

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What a beautiful yet tragic scene. You've captured the destruction and the beauty of that moment. Well done!

Trier 01-25-2020 02:55 PM

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Hey John

This sums it all up better than anything I've seen or read; Great!


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