Contemporary Framed Hand Painted Drawing Behold This Day for It Is Yours to Make Colorful Birds and Flower Folk Art By Danette Partridge
Description: A very nice framed Folk Art drawing in the best Pennsylvania Dutch tradition. This beautiful hand painted piece shows several colorful birds perched on colorful flowers with a central banner which says "Behold this Day for it is yours to make" in beautiful decorative calligraphy. The drawing is very colorful and show red, brown, yellow, green, orange and blue. A great folk art drawing done in the Pennsylvania Dutch style common in Lancaster County Pennsylvania. The hand painting on paper is signed and dated by the artist bottom right. It is framed in a beautiful painted wooden frame having a brown colored background with yellow wavy decoration throughout and having blue circles with orange center along the inner edge of the frame. The painting is covered with glass and the frame has a loop on top to hang from. The back has a card detailing the contact information for the artist who is from Ephrata Pennsylvania USA. The piece is nicely framed and is in great condition ready to be hung on your wall. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Dated October 15, 2012 (10-15-12).
Origin: Purchased at an estate sale in Southeastern, Pennsylvania.
Size: The frame measures ~14" by ~12", while the art itself measures ~9 1/2" by ~7 1/2". The piece weighs about two pounds.
Artist: Danette Partridge.
Marks: Signed and dated D. PARTRIDGE 10-15-12 in the bottom right of the drawing.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a nice piece of a modern Pennsylvania Dutch art hand painted by an accomplished artist. It would make a nice decorative piece or a great addition to your collection of Pennsylvania Dutch art collection. Condition: The piece is in very good condition with no losses and the frame is in excellent condition. The drawing is well done with no damage or losses. The frame has a few minor scratches and a couple of minor bumps. The backing is intact and has an orange label with the word Partridge and the number 129 suggesting the number of the piece in the original collector's collection. The piece is clean and ready to hang on your wall. Please review the photos for additional condition information.
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