Harriet Porter-Quiet Afternoon 57cm x67cm
Harriet Porter-Spherical Light 20x25cm

A Quiet Afternoon by Harriet Porter – SOLD

Size 57x67cm including Frame

Oil on board

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A tranquil still life painting of a silver coffee pot by artist Harriet Porter evokes  both Morandi and William Nicholson with its muted palette and subjects of highly polished silver.

Artist Harriet Porter strips away distractions to capture the glinting light as it falls on her subject and the surrounding surface, in her sparse still life paintings.
Strong emphasis is given to simple elegant composition and the subtle gradations of colour temperature. These narrow parameters enable her to concentrate on the play of light, shadow, focus and line – seeking their absence and presence within the frame. Porter studied at Central Saint Martins. She paints from life in her peaceful studio in Brixton. Her work literally reflects this tranquil sanctuary and escape from frenetic city life: the solitary object basking in uncluttered space.

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