Brechneff’s book Into the Garden invites readers to take an unprecedented around-the-world exploration into the splendor of tantalizing and heretofore private gardens so lusciously rendered through Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff’s vivid expressions and gestures in watercolor, oil, and gouache. Books available for sale at the gallery for $35.
Born in the former Belgian Congo, artist Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff has exhibited his drawings and paintings in galleries across Europe and the United States. Educated in Switzerland, England, and the United States, he received his master of art degree in 1975 from the Royal College of Art in London. In addition to winning awards such as the Swiss Federal Government Scholarship, his paintings appear in public and private collections worldwide, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He divides his time between Hadlyme, CT, New York City, and St. Martin.