Thursday, August 13, 2015

That Red Monhegan House

That Red Monhegan House
the Henry Trefethren Homestead built in the late 1700s,
with it's newly painted lighter shade of red seen from aboard
the Elizabeth Ann in the harbor of Monhegan Island, Maine
on August 7, 2015, sketched on August 13, 2015
7" x 5", Winsor & Newton and Holbein watercolors, and
Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Fabriano Artistico
cold press fine grain 100% cotton watercolor paper
framed, sold framed, $100 plus $5.50 sales tax plus $9.50 shipping = $115.00

Jamie Wyeth, noted for two paintings of the Henry Trefethren Homestead built in the late 1700s, which is knows as The Red House on Monhegan Island, once referred to his paintings of houses on Monhegan Island as portraits, "the houses have taken on a whole new life out there."

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