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Long grass at White Horse Hill
£85.00 – £100.00
The original painting (acrylic on canvas, size 80cm x 40cm) is now in a private collection in Canada.
CANVAS PRINTS of this very popular painting are available in two sizes, which I will order especially for you, and have sent to you direct from the manufacturer. Delivery in about a week. Prices include P&P to UK addresses. Choose a size from the dropdown below:
Greetings cards suitable for any occasion. The design runs onto the back of the card for a full panoramic view! When folded each card measures 149mm x 149mm. They are blank inside, and P&P to UK addresses is included in the price. Buy just one or a pack of 2, 3 or 6 cards.
The view over White Horse Hill, near Uffington in Oxfordshire, is one that I paint time after time. It’s a very special place to me and many others. I met my husband there. It’s where we scattered to the wind the ashes of my best friend. It’s where we used to take the children to run around when they were tiny. It’s the highest point in the county. It’s good to sit in the long grass up there in the summer and feel the breeze blow the cobwebs away.
The white horse was cut into the chalky hillside about 3,500 years ago by our Bronze Age ancestors who lived there. It was probably their token animal. It is the oldest chalk hill figure in the country. There are many white horses in nearby Wiltshire but they are all modern, mostly cut in the 19th century. This is the loveliest as it has also been sculpted by time.
I spotted a big brown hare in a field margin just outside our village. I'd gone out to admire the hawthorn blossom and cow parsley in the verges, but this lovely creature made my day!
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I also have greetings cards of this painting.