~~~ RARE! Only 390 in this edition! ~~~ |
CERT #180 of 390
Sold out from publisher for many years!
Now found only in private collections and is only
occasionally available on the secondary market.
~~ EXTRA VALUE ~~
Hand signed by Thomas Kinkade
at the back in his famous trademark signature so
this artwork is DOUBLE SIGNED!
This artwork has ALSO been highlighted by a Master Highlighter
embellished to bring out the vibrancy and glow Thomas Kinkade is so famous for
~~ Certificate of Master Highlighting included ~~
EXTRA Certificate Included
Declaring Thomas Kinkade personally enhanced this painting
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.
++++ FRAMED Limited Edition Artist Proof (A/P) CANVAS #180 of 390 (Frame included! See below)
++++ Tom created this painting in November 1997.
++++ Rare! only 390 produced in this edition!
++++ Hand Embellished by a Master Highlighter
This painting is luminous and has the appearance of the light being
switched on in the house. 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)
++++ DOUBLE SIGNED
++++ FRAMED in a Brandy with fluted roses Museum Quality Frame ~~ ready to hang!
++++ Brass Plaque with the legend "Village Christmas ~~ Thomas Kinkade"
++++ Certificate of Master Highlighting included
++++ Certificate of Limitation and Authenticity included
++++ Certificate Thomas Kinkade personally enhanced this painting included
++++ Theme ~~ Christmas, Village, People, Cars, Lamppost, Birds, Snow, Horses, Trees, Houses.
++++ About the Artist Proof Edition ~~
Artist Proofs (A/P)
The Artist Proof Edition is available only through
Premier Dealers and above, and is issued in very small editions. A/P's are
designated with the letters A/P during the numbering process and the canvas
lithograph has a backstamp identifying it as an Artist Proof.