This painting has been completed "alla prima."
In Italian, the term "alla prima" means "at first attempt". In other words, the paintings are completed in a single session, on location, without further layers or refinements in the studio. Alla prima paintings tend more toward impressionistic than realistic, while the subjects are definitely recognizable.
9"x12" oil on traditional stretched canvas, suitable for framing
Chapoquoit Beach on a windy Saturday morning
image may be slightly darker than actual painting