Entitled “Once I Had a Friend,” this charming little oil on heavy card stock evokes lots of feelings. Measuring only 8” x 6”, it is rich in turquoise and purple skies melding into the greenish ocean, with two brightly clothed friends holding hands as they walk into the small breaks – our photos don’t do justice to the rich colors. Signed by J. Ellen Wilhelm, the artist not only used a lot of color but also lots of texture in the painting. When we found the painting, it was taped into an aged, white mat. As you can see from the photo of the back, the tape is very old, showing that this isn’t a new painting. Other than that, we have no information on who the artist is or when it was painted. There is very slight loss of paint in a few places on the edge where the old mat used to be. Other than that, it is in good condition for the obvious age of the piece. When framed, it would really come to life.
This would be an interesting addition to your art collection. Please contact us if you have any questions.
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Endearing Small Signed Oil Painting