DAVID CHAPPLE + Beautiful California Plein Air Landscape + " Spring Poppies

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 10, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
Beautiful California Plein Air Landscape by D avid Chappl e
It is nicely painted and depict s a flouri shi ng g reen Californi a hillside with trees , shrubs a nd poppies .
It looks l ike a perfect place fo r a picnic , very serene and peaceful . I t is titled on the back "Spring Poppies" .
This painting looks better in person than my photo skills can show . It will look great on your wall and I have received many compliments when it was up on my wall .
The pai nting is an oil on board and measures 11" x 14" without the frame .
Both are in excellent condition
The following information was submitted by DeRu's Fine Arts
Bornin 1947 in Palo Alto, California, David Chapple found his artistictalents at a young age. Winning art contests beginning in grammar school, Chapple won the local Langtham Foundation Award. He attended Arcadia High School and went on to the University of California at Santa Barbara earning a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology. While in school in Santa Barbara, Chapple worked as a taxidermist, giving him a special understanding for his developing interest in wildlife painting.
Chapple was All American in football at UCSB and played professionally in the National Football League 1969-1975 as a kicker, winning All-Pro while with the Los Angeles Rams in 1972. Beginning in 1970
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