John Emanuel

 John Emanuel works in Porthmeor, Cornwall. He has received no formal art training. His natural creativity is inspired by a love of his subject - the figure and the figure embraced by the landscape, has developed into a consistent theme. His drawings exhibit a clear, classical form and a simplicity of line which strengthens the relationship between the contours of the figure and the contours of the land. He loves the singular beauty of the Cornish coastline and the extraordinary light. The notion of forms sleeping beneath the earth are a recurring theme. John works in a variety of media: charcoal, gouache, oils and, more recently mixed media and lino-types, a method he learned from John Wells. His preferred medium is oil paint using hand and mould made papers laid down on archive quality board.

John Emanuel  "it is the figure , not the nude I am interested in..."

The art critic, Frank Ruhrmund has observed that...

"his works go beyond the nude. He has always striven to transcend the obvious and succeeded, and they have as much to do with the local landscape as they do with the human figure."

John Emanuel

On The Beach

25" x 18"
£550

John Emanuel

Waiting

25" x 18"
£550

John Emanuel

Classical Head

Image 8.5" x 7.5"
£575

John Emanuel

Green Mono

image 21" x 13" framed 26.5" x 19"
£550 | $975

John Emanuel

Horizontal and Vertical Figures

17" x 24" Image 15" x 22"
£1,200

John Emanuel

Orange Mono Color

image 21" x 14.5"
£550 | $975

John Emanuel

All Tucked Up On The Sofa

image 21.5" x 14.5" framed 26.5" x 19"
Sold

John Emanuel

Classical Heads

14.75" x 16.75" Image 8" x 10"
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John Emanuel

Romy, In Jeans

25" x 18"
£550 | $975

John Emanuel

Standing Figure

Framed 40" x 30" Image 31" x 22"
£1,750 | $2,950

John Emanuel

Figure and Skyline

image 15" x 22" Framed 21" x 29"
£975 | $1,650

John Emanuel

Sarah-Jane, Pink

21.5"x14.5"
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