This artwork has been sold out from the publisher for some years!|
Now found only in private collections.
Current UNFRAMED retail value of this artwork is
Village Christmas ("Christmas Cottage VIII")
Village Christmas is the Eighth painting in Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage series.
Village Christmas depicts holiday preparations from a simpler time in a quaint village typical of those seen throughout the Sierra Foothills such as Thom's hometown of Placerville CA.
The horse-drawn sleigh in the lower right-hand corner is from an actual model sleigh that is used
in their home to store the children's books.
Village Christmas features 4 hidden N's in tribute to his wife, Nanette.
++++ Limited Edition Signed and Numbered (S/N) CANVAS (Frame included! See below)
++++ Tom created this painting in November 1997.
Thom spent 240 hours on this painting from start to finish painting Village Christmas.
It is said to be one of the longest works of art he has ever spent that kind of time on ~~ he
++++ Hand Embellished Oil Highlighting
The painting literally glows like the lights are shining in the cottages.
This is also one of the paintings 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 approx 26" x 32"
Redwood Burl, Antique Gold or Brandy with fluted roses
Museum Quality Frame ~~ ready to hang!
Please click here for frame website
++++ Brass Plaque with the legend "Village Christmas ~~ Thomas Kinkade"
++++ Certificate of Limitation and Authenticity included
++++ Theme ~~ Christmas, Village, People, Cars, Lamppost, Birds, Snow, Horses, Trees, Houses.
++++ About the Signed and Numbered Edition ~~
Signed and Numbered (S/N) Canvas
Standard Numbered and Signed & Numbered Canvas Lithograph Limits vary by
release. Individually Hand Highlighted with oil paint. The artist's authorized
security signature featuring DNA technology. Individually hand numbered.
Corresponding Certificate of Authenticity. Before May 1997 the Signed &
Numbered and A/P,G/P and P/P were ALL personally hand signed by Thomas