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Napoleon, If He Was A Guinea Pig

Of all the many images in my Etsy Shop, Guinea Pigs are at the top of the popularity list. I confess, I have never known a Guinea Pig, but I do think they’re adorable. They look awfully cute in clothes … Continue reading

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LOL Wine Labels

Frenchie’s label is a fav of Rachael Ray’s for a good laugh, right after “Mad Housewife”, and right before “Middle Sister Drama Queen”. Frenchie has his own drama queen label. He dressed up as Marie Antoinette for his 2011 Chardonnay, … Continue reading

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Frenchie Donates to Less Fortunate Dogs

Frenchie Winery will donate $1 from every bottle of wine produced and sold in 2012 to the ASPCA. Two wines were released today: 2009 Frenchie Napoleon Red Blend, and 2009 Frenchie Louis XIV Cabernet Sauvignon. For a limited time, a … Continue reading

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Frenchie Wine

Last week, I was pleased to receive a special delivery of Frenchie wine. The images on the labels are the first of what may be many Old World Animal Portraits gracing bottles of fine wine produced by Frenchie Boisset. “He … Continue reading

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Frenchie at his Coronation

The coronation of Napoleon as Emperor of France took place on December 2, 1804. Since I just finished varnishing this painting, Frenchie’s coronation took place on February 24, 2012. Vivat imperator in aeternum! (May the Emperor live forever!)

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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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Charlie

Charlie is a French cat (Oui, he lives in France). His person commissioned this portrait of him, dressed in Napoleon’s coronation attire, for his wife for Christmas.

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The Return of Frenchie

It started with Napoleon…. the classic hand (paw) in shirt pose. Jean Charles Boisset knew that Napoleon would depict his notable French Bulldog  appropriately. But why stop there when there’s Louis XIV, Marie Antoinette,  and a fabulous historic portrait of … Continue reading

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Finished Portrait

Here’s Frenchie as Napoleon. The portrait will hang in the wine cellar of Buena Vista Caneros Winery, California’s oldest premium winery. But it doesn’t end here. Owner Jean-Charles Boisset has commissioned a series of  painting depicing Frenchie as historical French … Continue reading

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Busy, busy busy

Presley, royally dressed as Napoleon, King of Italy, is one of seven portraits I’m currently working on. Check back to see the finished portrait and other portraits in process!

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