Peter Jaruszewski (JARU)

Night cruise on the Danube in Budapest

Material: Oil on canvas
Size: 80 cm x 60 cm cm

We left Budapest on a cruise ship. Starry skies, a full moon shone overhead, and the brightly lit Budapest showed us all in its most beautiful dress. The picture shows the venerable Gellert Hotel and the green Liberty Bridge... Budapest and this trip on the Danube were a dream come true and an incredibly beautiful, unforgettable, impressive moment.
My name is Peter Jaruszewski, called JARU. I am self-taught and started painting in my youth. In my expressionistic pictures I show memories of beautiful places, experiences with people, feelings and moods. They are very colorful and should above all convey an enjoyment for life. On countless trips I collected motifs, learned from living artists as well as from old masters of the past and brought not only impressive places but also situations and people to the canvases in order to bring what I saw and experienced to life with radiant color intensity and to hold it forever. For me and my painting, the quote from Joan Mitchel (American painter) applies: “If I don't feel what I paint, then I don't paint it”.


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