'VICTORIA EMBANKMENT' the original by Colin Ruffell



‘VICTORIA EMBANKMENT’ the original by Colin Ruffell…

Original acrylic on canvas

30″ x 24″

“Temple Gardens on the Victoria Embankment used to be the venue of an annual open air art exhibition and it is where I met Bob Dylan and Chas McDevitt. Artists had to get there very early to get a spot. It is also where I sold my first painting. Long long ago! ” CR

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This picture is also available as a signed and numbered print on fine art paper or canvas. Click here to see.







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