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This is an original oil painting from the Cucina! series.

8 x 10 canvas board
varnished for protection

When I was a younger artist, I used to think that painting fruit and vegetables was BORING. Now, I understand that this subject matter isn't so much about ideas and feelings as it is about COLOR. “Pear” is one of a series of paintings I did to explore the colorful vegetables that especially appeal to me, and I LOVE the results. “Pear” would look stunning alone or in a grouping with other paintings from this series.

*Please note colors may vary from monitor to monitor due to individual settings and limitations in digital photography - every effort is made to come as close to actual colors in each painting as possible.

I ship paintings in cardboard boxes, wrapped in bubble wrap and suspended in soft packing materials through USPS.

Frequently asked questions about MadAboutHue

By following a few simple rules of preservation and care, you and your family can enjoy a painting for generations. A painting’s beauty can endure for centuries which is why it’s a wonderful investment.
Painting’s will require an occasional dusting. Use a soft, clean micro fiber cloth or a very soft, clean brush set aside for this purpose. Dust the surface with a very careful, light touch to avoid scratching.

Protect your painting from extreme temperatures, temperature changes, and moisture which can all cause the paint to crack. Do not hang a painting in direct sunlight or store it in extreme darkness. Avoid hanging your painting near air conditioning vents, doors and windows, fireplaces, and in bathrooms.

Paintings need good clean air. Do not allow exposure from pollutants or smoke from any source including cigarettes, fireplaces, or candles. Do not allow the painted surface to be touched by fingers.
For a painting to looks its best, it requires a varnishing 9 months to a year after its creation when it has dried completely. I give my paintings a preliminary varnishing with retouch varnish to bring out the colors, but this is not a final varnish. A year after purchase if you start to notice the colors have faded somewhat, remove the painting from its frame and varnish it with a glossy, non-yellowing, oil painting varnish. I like to use Grumbacher varnish in a spray can and follow the instructions on the label.

CLEARANCE pear kitchen art original oil painting 8 x 10 - Pear


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  • Materials: oil paint, canvas board
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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