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Bucket Full of Leeks

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    Bucket Full of Leeks is a classic still life composition, with just a touch of wordplay thrown in for fun. The image features a galvanized tin bucket, filled with fresh leeks, atop a weathered wooden crate.

    I painted Bucket Full of Leeks early on, just as I was starting to think differently  about what a still life could be.

  • By all measures, Bucket Full of Leeks is a representational painting - everything looks just like it would in reality. But I snuck my love of abstract art in here, too. The texture of the tin bucket was painted with abstract techniques; I used scrunched up paper to daub numerous layers of paint, mottling the texture until I achieved the look of real tin.

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    If you like Bucket Full of Leeks, I invite you to view its companion piece, Choke Hold, painted around the same time and with a similar straight-forward pun appeal.  
  • All Richard Hall prints are limited edition and hand-signed and numbered by the artist.

    All of our prints are finished with a coating that protects the print and enhances light-fastness; we use the highest quality pigmented inks with an estimated lifetime of 118 years.

    Canvas giclées: Edition of 50 (for all sizes), signed and numbered on the back of the piece. Archivally mounted or stretched and hand-coated with protectant. Framed canvas giclées are hand-framed in our studio with an espresso-colored frame with gold-tone lip. Unframed canvas giclées should not be framed with glass.

    Paper giclées: Edition of 250 for 12” x 12” sizes; edition of 125 for 20” x 20”. Printed on high-quality, acid-free paper and comes with a hand-cut mat that fits into a standard-size frame. We recommend that you use a frame with glass to ensure longevity of your paper print.

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