Category Archives: Art – Contemporary

Portrait of a Young Man – Marvelous Chalk Pastel or Colored Charcoal Original Portrait by Unsigned Artist

This portrait of a young man was purchased at a recent auction; the minute I saw it, I was struck by the colors the artist used in portraying the model.   While it’s really little more than colored chalk on art … Continue reading

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SOLD! “Get Away From It All” – Distressed Look Wall Hanging

This is a nice, distressed look sign with a sea shell image, evoking thoughts of the beach! Let’s “get away from it all”! Condition:   Excellent; like new. Dimensions:  About 18″ high x 10″ wide. Price:  $10.00, plus 5.5% Maine State … Continue reading

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Carousel, by Peggy Whiting – A Spiritual, Inspirational Poem

From Fine Art America: This poem was written by Peg Whiting, It won an award for Poet of the year. It was also sold through “Home Interiors” for two years and sold over 200,000 copies. It was one of the … Continue reading

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Believe in Something Greater Than Yourself

If you type the words above into a search engine, you’ll come up with loads of hits with people from all over interpreting what this means to them. No matter… what’s important is what it means to you. And that … Continue reading

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Dance to the Song of Life

I love this saying, and that was before I read that it’s a quote attributable to Katherine Hepburn, who was one of my favorite actresses. (I was certain it’s a line from a Cole Porter song, but can’t find it … Continue reading

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Motherhood

This is a lovely pencil drawing of a mother and child, which just evokes sweetness, tenderness and protectiveness for a little one. I have no idea who the artist is, and research through hundreds of drawings came up blank. If … Continue reading

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Enjoy Your Grandchildren, Psalm 128:6

This is a sweet little wall hanging, with the etching “Enjoy Your Grandchildren” enclosed in a heart. The wood frame has a slightly distressed look to it. Condition:   Excellent; in new condition as it came out of a shop on … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Color – Tim Ashkar Print. 1992.

“Through my art, I try to portray the beauty and humanity that all people share.” – Tim Ashkar. This is a wonderful framed and matted print. Condition: Very Good, but with some dings on the frame. Dimensions:  29″ W x … Continue reading

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Kind of an Odd Little “Kittens with Banjo” Folk Art

Okay, so I seriously had no idea that cats & banjos were such a popular combination.  (And I most definitely do not remember the 1978 Little Friskies cat with banjo commercial, although I was already an adult at that time.) … Continue reading

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SOLD! For Fans of The Good Old Days: Humphrey Bogart Wood Silhouette

Clint Eastwood and Charlie Chaplin both sold right off the bat, but we still have this wonderful wood silhouette of Humphrey Bogart, which was created by a Maine artisan.  The detail is amazing! Condition:  Excellent. Dimensions:  Approximately 8″W x 9 … Continue reading

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