Monday, April 26, 2010


Staircase by Liza Hirst

oil on canvas panel - Öl auf Malplatte - huile sur carton entoilé
15 cm x 15 cm / 5,9" x 5,9"
sold - verkauft - vendu

I've been meaning to paint this staircase for ages and never got round to it. But as that soon will not be possible any more, I tackled it today at last and am very happy with the outcome. It is a beautiful, old oak staircase with an elegant swirl, which I have climbed uncountable times during the last 15 years....


Kim said...

Ahhh - I'm completely in love with this. Wow.

artybecca said...

very nice. Love the white wall with all its colors.

Barbara M. said...

Once again there's a beautiful mood to this.

I see the love for the place, and the clear understanding that it will live on in memory.


cohen labelle said...

This is a fantastic bravura painting of stairs that I, for one, would never ever even attempt. It has as they say a certain élan! Beautiful!

Christopher Greco said...

Ditto, I love this painting!

Walter Helena said...

What a lovely style you have; thank you for sharing!

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Liza Hirst said...

Thank you, thank you!! I am thrilled that this painting has got such positive response because I was quite pleased with it myself. I was actually a bit worried that I wouldn't be able to capture it properly, but somehow it went very well.

René PleinAir. said...

Wow, awesome and stunning!

A new favorite of you.
I hope the staircase is also metaphorical, getting up to a better future Liza