Monday, November 28, 2011

2nd Time Around: A Vintage Watercolor

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I really am not a big fan of auctions, but this past Sat. I decided to go to one. There was not much else going on, and I planned to go to the preview and then leave if there wasn’t anything that was worth my time.

I ended up running into an old friend, and while we were catching up, this watercolor of parrots came up and I decided to jump in. I don’t have much confidence in myself at auctions, but I ended up with this work of art! I really love it, and had a couple of vendors who have had much more experience than I have take a look at it, and they both priced it much higher that I did!  So, I marked it up! It may not sell, and if it doesn’t that’s okay! It may get a turn coming home with me in the spring! I think it would look great on my porch. I thought about painting the frame…what do you think? And what color??


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Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Thanks for hosting 2nd Time Around Tuesday. Such a cheerful flock of parrots.
- Joy

Jeanne said...

Good morning Diane, We are back home and we have a bit of snow this morning.

I love the parrots and I don't mind the frame just like it is now. I hope it sells fast. Smile.

Hugs, Jeanne

Anonymous said...

It is beautiful and I like the frame fine as is. If you were to paint it I might try a shade of blue. Or go bold and bright red!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I saw your link on Jeanne's blog and hurried over! I'm so happy to join you today! thanks! ♥

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

It's a very pretty and colorful painting, Diane. I attended an art auction once and was overwhelmed by how fast the bids added up. I did not buy a thing, but I enjoyed the free champagne being given!

Sewing-Chick said...

Good morning! My blogging has been sketchy lately, but my thrifting is going on full force :)

bj said...

Hi, Diane, just came by to must be out Christmas shopping. lol