Christopher Kovacs - Fine Art
October 24, 2017   1:32 am NL Time

Coloured Water

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Coloured Water

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Status of Original Painting – For Sale

All prices are in Canadian dollars

Size: 13.25 x 20  inches

Price: Inquire

Medium: Watercolour on 300 lb Arches

Description:

I quite enjoy painting colorful boats and reflections, and this painting certainly had that and more.

This scene is from Bay Bulls, a fishing community south of St. John’s, Newfoundland. According to the Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador, the town was originally called “Bay of Bulls.” The “bulls” is believed to have meant the Common Dovekie, a bird locally known as the “bull bird” or “ice bird,” which frequents Newfoundland waters in wintertime.

Bay Bulls is where many iceberg and whale-watching tours originate for visitors to St. John’s.