La Campagne en Été

Provence is hot, sun-drenched from intense sunshine, summertime is in full swing and Provence is in bloom.  The countryside is a patchwork of green and golden yellow, shifting light with the rhythm of the season and with each new sunrise.  Fields of lavender have turned to fields of gold, stretched out against the backdrop of rolling hills, burgeoning crops, blossoming vineyards and verdant plane tree lined roads. The countryside is ablaze, bathed in months of blinding summer sunlight and sweltering heat, yet somehow it remains alive, transforming along with the passing of these summer days.  It is almost magical to watch the countryside unfold, a new birth with each season, it adapts with the transition of the year, its colors continuously changing but no matter the hue, forever etched in the memory of my Provençal painting...