Captivating New Paintings by Peter Layne Arguimbau Unveiled at Anthony Lawrence Home

Artist Peter Layne Arguimbau shows his recent works at Anthony Lawrence - Home

Artist Peter Layne Arguimbau shows his recent works at Anthony Lawrence – Home. Credit: Karen Sheer

Renowned Greenwich artist Peter Layne Arguimbau made a special appearance at the Anthony Lawrence Home store and displayed his new luminous works.

This prolific contemporary artist has painted in the Flemish tradition for over 40 years. His techniques come from a life time of experience recreating the Luminist tradition of the Dutch guilds in the Golden Age of painting.

Credit: Karen Sheer

Credit: Karen Sheer

His recent work are connected to the sea. “ You can see the transparency,” Peter said. He adding his influence is from The Hudson River Valley School, whose painters aesthetic vision was influenced by romanticism and aesthetic vision.

Up close, his oil paintings are lush with color, brushstrokes are intense, and they have an extreme quality of light that is timeless.

Peter captures many images from his 1935 Catboat, sailing up the eastern coast, and settles into many ports as he paints – an artist studio on the sea.

Credit: Karen Sheer

Credit: Karen Sheer

Amy Calagna, president of Anthony Lawrence Home was proud to present Arguimbau’s new works in her new Greenwich design shop.

“We specialize in custom heirloom upholstery, hand-tailored window treatments, as well as a vast selection of fashion-forward floor coverings, iconic fabric brands and decorative accessories,” Amy said.

Anthony Lawrence - Home decorates their walls with Peter's luminous oil paintings. Credit: Karen Sheer

Anthony Lawrence Home decorates their walls with Peter’s luminous oil paintings. Credit: Karen Sheer

The shop, which has been at this location for 40 years, began as a small upholstery shop. It has expanded several times in several locations over the decades. Their largest space is a 60,000 square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Long Island City, New York.

In Greenwich, Amy is proud to be a go-to resource for many of the best interior designers working in America today. Val’s Putnam Wines & Liquors graciously served wine at the event.

A display of home furnishings and accessories at Anthony Lawrence - Home. Credit: Karen Sheer

A display of home furnishings and accessories at Anthony Lawrence – Home. Credit: Karen Sheer

Plan a visit to the shop and realize your creative vision for rooms you’ll love coming home to again and again. A handsome outdoor furniture collection will be available soon, just in time for dreaming of warmer weather.

Credit: Karen Sheer

Credit: Karen Sheer

Credit: Karen Sheer

Credit: Karen Sheer

Credit: Karen Sheer

Credit: Karen Sheer

Contemporary, Greenwich Artist Peter Layne Arguimbau stands next to his vivid sunset painting. Credit: Karen Sheer

Contemporary Greenwich artist Peter Layne Arguimbau beside his vivid sunset painting. Credit: Karen Sheer

Artist reception at Anthony Lawrence - Home. Credit: Karen Sheer

Artist reception at Anthony Lawrence Home. Credit: Karen Sheer

More information about Peter Layne Arguimbau is available on his website.

Contact the artist at: (203) 274 – 6176


Anthony Lawrence Home is located at 138 Hamilton Avenue in Greenwich.

Store Hours: Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

Tel. (203) 869 – 8820


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