A Siren Amongst Us
Oil on Linen
40 x 36", Framed: 42 x 38"
The siren, a mesmerizing entity of the sea, surfaces amidst the waves. Her hair flows like dark seaweed, caressing the water's surface as her tail, fiery as the setting sun, propels her through her underwater realm.
Born in 1941, Chuck resides with his wife Brenda in Richmond, Virginia, where his studio is located. Larivey is a daily painter and a Signature Member of Oil Painters of America. He returned to oil painting on March 16, 2009, after a long career as a residential and commercial interior designer. Basically, a self-taught artist, his lifelong interest in the masters is evident by Lariveys sensitive approach to light, color, and form which evolved somewhere between classical and impression. His paintings are typically large scale with a wide subject range. He is known and collected for his Koi and Lily paintings and Venice and atmospheric seascapes and landscapes.