oil on prepared paper, 18 x 24cm (approx 7 x 9.5")
This was done over two sessions on location. I was painting with a friend and was struck by the sweet composition with the bridge in there. Usually I'm so besotted with the flowers and leaves I tend to hone in up close, so it's a nice change to do something with distance in there. It sold to a passer-by before I was able to take it off the easel. It might be fun to try a larger version at some point, though I'd probably want to do another small location study first.
Here's a shot of the actual scene, with my improvised wet canvas holder on the easel...