Description West of The Golden Gate Bridge painting by RD Riccoboni, one of America's favorite artist. Acrylic on canvas. The Brigde spans the Golden Gate Strait between San Francisco and Marin County California.The Golden Gate Strait is the entrance to the San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean. The strait is approximately three-miles long by one-mile wide with currents ranging from 4.5 to 7.5 knots. It is generally accepted that the Strait was named Chrysopylae or Golden Gate by John C. Frmont, Captain, Topographical Engineers of the U.S. Army circa 1846. It reminded him of the harbor Byzantium in Istanbul named Chrysoceras or Golden Horn.For a limited edition hand signed by the artist or an original artwork please contact the Beacon Artworks Gallery in San Diego directly at 619-823-6130 for availability and prices.Beacon Artworks Gallery, 2754 Calhoun St. OTSP Old Town San Diego, CA 92110
RD Riccoboni, San Diego Member Since January 2007 Artist Statement RD Riccoboni® is an innovative American-born painter (California, 1960), and best-selling author. Influenced by his early years living in the Connecticut suburbs of New York City this self-taught artist, credits encouragement by family and teachers for his drive and inspiration. The artist resides and paints in San Diego, California and is a member of the historic arts colony at Spanish Village Arts Center in Balboa Park San Diego.
RD Riccoboni paintings on canvas and paper depict his travels and local interest. Subjects include the story of San Diego, California, landscape, cityscape, portraiture, street-scenes, public events, and everyday happenings and friends. His palette is derived from the bold colors of the original rainbow flag. These Colors represent, sexuality, health, sunshine, nature, art, harmony, and spirit. RD Riccoboni internationally recognized work represents community, a sense of place in a positive and life affirming manner.
A fan of architecture RD Riccoboni is currently working on drawings and paintings of vanishing historic American buildings and landscape.
To learn and discover more about the award winning artist and his accomplishments visit his official website at http://riccoboni.com
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