Thomas Kinkade "The Painter of Light" Original Oil Painting on Masonite with Original Frame and Description written by Thomas Kinkade. We currently have several Original oil paintings by Thomas Kinkade. Painting Size: 8 X 12 inches.
Framed Size: 12.5 x 16.5 inches. Signed: Lower Left "Kinkade with Fish Cipher". Comes with and Kinkade's COA on the reverse and a signed description by Thomas Kinkade.From a Non-smoking home, with original frame(Frame has a few bumps but still looks good) Ready to hang. Also includes a brass name plate. A very rare Original OIL PAINTING by Thomas Kinkade. The painting depicts a beautiful scene from Yosemite National Park. It was painted in 1986.
Plein air (open air) work, done on location at Yosemite. Thom was drawn to Yosemite. He painted there a number of times. Kinkade wrote the following words about this painting: Yosemite.
The mere mention of that Indian word, YO-HA-MIT-EE, g ets my artistic. Juices flowing, Unparalleled dramatic scenery has drawn many of my artistic hero to spend their lives documenting its beauty.
These two factors make Yosemite one of my favorite spots. In fact, this painting is of a location in the west end of the Valley often painted by Beirstadt. As an artist, Kinkade is famous for the luminescent light that he demonstrated in his paintings of cottages, churches, and gardens.
However, the art world is now considering his early work of the American West and his landscapes as some of his best and most. This beautiful painting is an masterpiece and represents great care and attention by the artist, Thomas Kinkade. Retail Kinkade affiliated galleries would be asking several times what we are for this piece. This is your chance to add an authentic original Kinkade painting to your collection.
We accept credit cards through Pay Pal. Was born in 1958 and grew up in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains. From the age of four, his calling as an artist was evident, and by 16 he was an accomplished painter in oil under the apprenticeship of the well-known artist Glen Wessels. After studies at the University of California at Berkeley, and Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, Kinkade began work for the motion picture industry at age 22.He personally created over 600 background paintings for the animated feature film, Fire and Ice. This intensive period of work for the movie business may well have been the genesis of Kinkade's mastery of pictorial lighting effects. In 1983, Thomas Kinkade left the film industry to pursue his vision as painter of light-filled landscapes.
Since then his career has been documented in feature articles and/or editorial exposure in such well-known magazines Architectural Digest, American Artist, Collector's Mart Magazine, Collector Editions, Lively Arts and Leisure, Worldwide Challenge, US Art, Southwest Art, and Weekend. He is a regular guest on radio talk shows and and has made a guest appearance on ABC's popular network show, "Home", starring Gary Collins. Kinkade's impressive list of honors includes: two Certificates of Merit from the New York Society of Illustrators, two Founder's Awards from the National Parks Academy for the Arts (the first artist ever to receive this award twice), a two-man show at the C. Russell Museum in Great Falls, Montana, over 10 one-man shows, and countless personal appearances.
Furthermore, Kinkade was chosen as the official artist for the 1989 National Park's Collector's Print and the 1990 Commemorative Press Collector's Print honoring Rotary International. Also in 1991 he won "Plate of the Show" in Southbend, Best New Artist of The Year for NALED in 1992, Collector "Award of Excellence" in 1993 and Lithograph of the year for NALED was named second runner-up for Lithograph of the year for NALED and first runner-up for Artist of the Year.
He was also chosen to be the official artist for the lighting of the National Christmas Tree at the White House and was the appointed artist for the Olympics. Mr Kinkade died on April 7, 2012. The item "THOMAS KINKADE ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING TITLE YOSEMITE (NOT A PRINT) 8 X12 inch" is in sale since Friday, January 13, 2017. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "printsofpeace" and is located in Fort Mill, South Carolina.
This item can be shipped to United States.