RENAISSANCE REFLECTIONS

 

Early Collection    1980-1982

 

My first works were extensions of our home filled with antiques and prints of the Old Masters. Soon, those prints were replaced with some of my own reflections.

Pears and Cheese, 1980
Pears and Cheese, 1980

16”x24”, Oil on Canvas board. Photographer unknown. First attempt with oils.

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Old Woman, 1980
Old Woman, 1980

24”x20”, Oil on Canvas board. Reflection of an early 1600’s Dutch artist (unknown) First completed work. Applying a glazing technique.

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Wine & Fruit, 1981
Wine & Fruit, 1981

24”x20”, Oil on Canvas board. Photograph possibly by Leon Franks. Third attempt - Still Life, with glazes.

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Brick House, 1981
Brick House, 1981

24”x30”, Oil on Canvas Photo by Chris DeJong. A place that holds wonderful memories of life changing experiences. .

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Roses, 1986
Roses, 1986

14”x11”, Oil on Canvas. Source unknown Trying something different, without glazes.

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My Grandma, 1990
My Grandma, 1990

20”x16”, Oil on Canvas. Taken from an old family photo. My Grandma was a special person and role model.

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Serenity, 1990
Serenity, 1990

18”x24”, Oil on Canvas. From memory. Embedded in my mind will always be this scene of Grandma.

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Later Collection    2003 - 2004

 

After 20 years it was time to revisit my earlier love of the Renaissance.

Woman with Copper Pot, 2003
Woman with Copper Pot, 2003

28”x22”, Oil on Canvas. Reflection of an early 1600’s Dutch artist (unknown).

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Life at the Hearth, 2004
Life at the Hearth, 2004

48”x36”, Oil on Canvas. Reflection of an early 1600’s Dutch artist (unknown). First partially painted in 1980 as “Old Woman”.

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Passing Time, 2004
Passing Time, 2004

34”x28”, Oil on Canvas. Reflection of a work done by Jean-Baptist-Simon Chardin (yr??)

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Barley WIne, 2004
Barley WIne, 2004

11”x14”, Oil on Canvas. Reflection of Roland Delaporte’s “Still Life with a Carafe of Barley Wine”, 1787.

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Meal with Olives, 2004
Meal with Olives, 2004

20”x30”, Oil on Canvas. Reflection of Jean-Baptist-Simon Chardin’s “Still Life with Jar of Olives”, 1760.

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Lacemaker, 2003
Lacemaker, 2003

10”x8”, Oil on Canvas. Reflection of Johannes Vermeer’s “The Lackemaker”, 1665.

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Learn Young, 2003
Learn Young, 2003

8”x10”, Oil on Canvas. Reflection of C. Jetses’ “Jong geleerd, Oud gedann.” Translated ...“Learned young, done old”. (yr??).

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Boy and a Dog, 2003
Boy and a Dog, 2003

5”x5”, Oil on Canvas. Reflection of Gerard TerBorch’s “Boy Delousing a Dog”, 1655.

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Self Portrait, 2003
Self Portrait, 2003

48”x36”, Oil on Canvas. Reflection of Adelalde Labille-Guiard’s “Portrait of the Artist with Two Pupils”’ 1785.

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