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~~ NALED ~~
~~ NAILED 1st runner-up Lithograph for 1998 ~~
Every Year 30,000 Art gallery dealers, art critics, art reviewers in major publications vote for "Best Graphic/Lithograph" It is called the National Association of Limited Edition Dealers Award ("NALED" Award). This prestigious art award gives recognition to the artist and his art which is equivalent to winning "Best Picture" at the academy awards and propels the artwork into sell-out status.
NALED has selected Thomas Kinkade artwork as Graphic/Lithograph of the Year nine times! Thomas Kinkade received a special award from NALED in 2004 recognizing him as the Most Award Winning Artist in the Past 25 Years!
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A Holiday Gathering (Christmas Cottage IX)
A Holiday Gathering was created by Thomas Kinkade as a tribute to Norman Rockwell.
Thomas Kinkade has been a longtime student of Norman Rockwell and remained very close to him throughout his life. The man with the dog and the red and black checkered coat and hat represents Kinkade with his wife and the old man behind him in the beige coat and hat is represents Norman Rockwell. The scene represents Kinkade taking over in Rockwell's footsteps & wearing Rockwell's famous red and black checkered flannel coat after his passing.
A Holiday Gathering features 4 hidden N's in tribute to his wife, Nanette and is the first painting in the Christmas Cottage series to feature a Victorian home. The home pictured is an actual Victorian home found on University Avenue in Los Gatos, California.
++++ Limited Edition FRAMED International Proof (I/P) CANVAS #63 of 1390 (Frame included! See below)
++++ Tom created this painting in 1998
++++ 1998 NALED 1st Runner-up Lithograph of the Year
++++ Hand Embellished Oil Highlighting This is a luminous work of art the it shines like the lights were switched on. This is also one of the artworks that change the time of day depending how much light you are shining on it. With medium light it looks like sunset, with more light it reflects back as if it is sunrise ~~ Pure magic! (At the time of purchase you will receive coaching on lighting with dimmer switch)
++++ 18" x 24" CANVAS Framed in your choice of Brandy with fluted roses, or Antique Gold approx 28" x 34" Museum Quality Frame ~~ ready to hang! Please click here for frame website
++++ Brass Plaque with the legend "A Holiday Gathering ~~ Thomas Kinkade"
++++ Sketch (remarque) of Venice and the Grand Canal on the reverse of the canvas.
++++ Gold foil-stamped I/P Logo on the canvas within the image
++++ Signed on front with a forgery-proof DNA Matrix signature
++++ Certificate of Limitation and Authenticity included
++++ Theme ~~~Christmas scene, Wintery street. Snow covered cottages, Vintage Cars, Christmas tree.
++++ About The International Proof Edition ~~
International Proof (I/P) CanvasAll International Proof (I/P) Editions are individually Hand Highlighted with oil paint and individually hand numbered corresponding to the Certificate of Limitation and Authenticity. The artist's authorized security signature featuring DNA technology. Additionally, each I/P has a Sketch (remarque) on the reverse of the canvas and a gold name plate stating International Proof and the name of the Artwork followed by the name Thomas Kinkade.
+++++ And this is what Thomas Kinkade said about this work +++++"The holidays aren't only about the great spiritual issues of our lives. For most of us, they're as much about the near and dear as they are about the high and holy. A Holiday Gathering is certainly near and dear to me, and I hope that its portrayal of a congenial gathering of family and friends will be near and dear to you as well. Of all the holiday rituals, the one I prize the most is the coming together of loved ones in shared celebration. Even if our family circle is small, the Christmas season can become a benchmark of friendship, a time we pause to savor traditions of comfort and joy.
I find the settings of A Holiday Gathering exquisitly comfortable. Nestled beneath wintery trees and luminous sky, the rambling village homes gleam with a warm, welcoming light that spills into the street, inviting one and all to join in the gathering. Celebrants gather in quiet groups on porches to visit, gossip, perhaps sing a round of favorite Christmas carols. Vintage cars, Christmas lights, and even a dog or two complete this nostalgic scene. It's what I've come to think of as a "Norman Rockwell Christmas" -- warm, welcoming, traditional."
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