Monthly Archives: January 2012

Country Neighbors

This is the Messenger family. They were tried and true New England farmers, who took time out from a day of hard work in 1920 to pose for this photo. They were friends with Fred and Geneveve Hutchinson, who lived … Continue reading

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Mighty and Yukon’s Portraits

In all of their glory, Mighty and Yukon make their Old World Animal Portrait début.

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Frenchie, the second in a series of four

Frenchie, who is to be depicted as French historical figures in a series of 4 portraits, makes his debut here as Louis XIV. Apparently he’s an excellent equestrian. This framed portrait will also grace a wine label. Most of the … Continue reading

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Foggy the Newfie

A more impressive tongue I have never seen! Foggy’s people have selected historical reference. Stay tuned for the end result.

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Frenchie Wine

Frenchie’s old world animal portrait graces the front label of a “Frenchie’s 2009 red wine” produced by Jean-Charles Boisset. The back label says “A French red, with an abundance of ambition, is charming, opulent, and brimming with personality. Deep, rich … Continue reading

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Yukon, Mighty’s Friend

Yukon selected a tasteful, if not dandy portrait of Louis XVI for his portrait reference. The two portraits will hang in the home of their doting person, Kelly Kapp. Check back to see the 2 finished portraits.

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Mighty Dog

Mighty might be a little Dachshund, but he’s still important. That’s why his attire of choice is that of the Mighty Emperor Napoleon Louis III. He’s adorable… Oh and of course also awe-inspiring, fierce, and all of that.

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Gatsby and Daisy

Completed portraits. You can see the beginning phases of the Gatsby commission in an earlier post.

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