I/Eye: On Photography

Outside glimpse of an inner world: landscape painter Peter Canty

Posted in portraits by Sheila Newbery on September 25, 2009
Peter Canty (Berkeley, 2009) © Sheila Newbery

Peter Canty (Berkeley, 2009) © Sheila Newbery

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  1. Linda Elvira Piedra said, on September 25, 2009 at 11:00 am

    Dear Sheila,

    What a beautiful portrait– a very gentle and harmonious placement of the painter in his space. And admirably made visible the day after it was made. This series of Artists and Merchants continues to lead to some of your finest work, drawing your sensitive eye to its fullest engagement with the subject in its environment. Congratulations and Thank You!
    Elvira

    • Sheila Newbery said, on September 25, 2009 at 12:49 pm

      Thanks, Elvira—-high praise indeed! Peter’s work space is actually an enviable portrait studio—en plein air. One can watch the progress of his paintings from my parents’ balcony… I always love to see what he’s got going.

  2. Silvio Levy said, on September 28, 2009 at 12:02 am

    if it weren’t for the painting, I’d think he was a mathematician… (that’s a compliment.)

  3. loekie said, on October 1, 2009 at 11:14 am

    What a great photo, Sheila!! So clearly balanced.

  4. Denise Giacopuzzi-Johnston said, on October 9, 2010 at 7:34 pm

    This is a beautiful picture. This is my Uncle Pete. I miss you Uncle Pete. This is my mother Joan’s brother. My mom passed away about 3 years ago(I miss her). Love You Uncle Pete,
    DeDe:)


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