Watercolour, Pastel and Collage on Paper
Signed by Richard Chrisp.
Matted / Backing in white 580 x 750mm
Watercolour, Pastel and Collage on Paper 445 x 630mm
In the mid-1970s, Chrisp's artistic journey led him to Paris, France, where he enrolled in the prestigious Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Prior to this, he had diligently learned French and Italian during his studies at Victoria University. It was during his time in Europe that he began honing his skills as a watercolour artist. Chrisp, also fluent in Italian spent time in Italy in the 1970’s and his inspiration today continues to capture his memories, friendships, connections and colours of Europe.
London Experience and Continued Passion:
Having lived in London for several years, Richard Chrisp immersed himself in the vibrant opera and live theatre scene. He forged lasting friendships within this artistic community and continued to be inspired by the creative energy surrounding him.
Current Residence and Artistic Style:
In the present day, Richard Chrisp resides on the picturesque Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand, where he has chosen to make his home for an extended period. His art is characterized by the influence of his time in France and his unique fusion of artistic styles.
Chrisp's work has been likened to artists David Jones, Matisse, Raoul Dufy and Cezanne, showcasing an energetic personality evident in his interior, landscape and floral paintings..
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