Cottage by The Sea ("Cottage by the Sea I")
First release in Thom's Cottage by the Sea series. There are currently only two painting in this series. Many of you will recognise some similarities with sold out painting A New
Day Dawning. However, Cottage by the Sea was created some 5 to 6 years earlier.
Cottage By The Sea is based upon a real cottage located between Dolores Avenue and 13th Street in Carmel,
California. Like the cottage in this painting, the home does have a blue-colored roof. Thom said
that this cottage truly only exist in his imagination. In the painting, Thom believes an older
retired sea captain lives here. Notice his ship’s bell is hung on the lamppost. Thom painted this
work at sunset. He said, "After all, what would a seaside cottage be without a beautiful sunset to
watch." The green and red lights on the lamppost is "the same kind of lights used to hang on the
twin smokestacks of Mississippi riverboats as a signal in the night to other boats."
++++ Limited Edition FRAMED Artist Proof (A/P) CANVAS
#1 of 200 (Frame included! See below)
++++ Thom released this painting in 1992.
++++ Rare! This Edition is Limited to only 200 in the world!
++++ Hand Embellished Oil Highlighting
The artwork literally glows like the lights are shining.
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)
++++ HAND SIGNED Signature by Thomas Kinkade
++++ FRAMED in a Brandy with fluted roses Museum Quality Frame ~~ ready to hang!
++++ Brass Plaque with the legend "Cottage By The Sea ~~Thomas Kinkade"
++++ Certificate of Authenticity and Limitation included
++++ 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.|
Before May 1997 the Signed & Numbered and A/P,G/P and P/P were ALL personally hand signed by Thomas