Now Available! At the Parkersburg Art Center!
To view or purchase this painting, visit the Parkersburg Art Center at 725 Market Street, Parkersburg WV 26101 or call the PAC Gift Shop staff at (304) 485-3859.
Though small, the visual impact of the goldfinch carries a such a powerful allure to the human eye that it served as a Pulitzer-prize winning title for a fictional drama.
But I find the melody of the goldfinch equally as alluring with its bright “per-chick-o-ree” that lilts at the end as though asking some thought-provoking question.
This original painting titled “Alluring Goldfinch” is painted on a solid block of wood nearly an inch thick with the image continuing around the sides giving more dimension to the piece. The painting mounts in a 9" x 10" hand built stoneware frame with leaves impressed into the soft clay, then after firing, stained with liquid iron oxide to reveal the shapes and veins.
The framed artwork rests on a 15” black metal easel designed to display the piece on any mantel, shelf, counter or special niche in your home or office. Perfect for anyone fond of our feathered friends that bring fascination, music and allure into our lives.