soul and purpose

"Through my paintings I hope to communicate a personal enthusiasm and respect for the natural world, thus encourage in others an active stewardship of same." -- JEANNE ILLENYE

pear study deep rich shades of brown gold glowing pear old world classical oil painting PERFECTLY RIPENED PEAR (SOLD)

5x4 inches oil on canvas panel

All my knowledge about the classical style of painting is exhibited here in this perfectly ripened pear.


Gmonkey said...

Given the neutral tones of this piece, I'm having a hard time selecting a mat and/or a frame that allows the subject matter to remain the focus. Any suggestions are most welcome!


Hi, I tried to send an email to you to no avail, so will respond here. (Please email me at I believe I still have the beautiful plain, goldleaf frame which was intended for that painting... let me know your email and I'll send images and price. Thanks! Jeanne

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I was published in Visual Language Magazine


Blessed are those who see beautiful things in humble places where others see nothing.

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