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A Murmur in the Trees VI Sunset painting of a hot summer day in Provence
This sunset on a hot summer day in Provence features tall, slender pine trees silhouetted against the pink-orange sky that exudes heat. The past few days, Provence had to deal with a heatwave. And a few nights ago, while trying to sleep, I gazed at a star out the window and enjoyed the scent of pine trees wafting through, carried by the night breeze. It reminded me of Emily Dickinson's poem "A Murmur in the Trees – to note –" and inspired this landscape painting.