This oil portrait has quite a story! Almost twenty years ago his mother had me do it as a pastel when I did portraits on the Hamilton Place Mall in Chattanooga. She allowed me to make a copy of the photo and I painted this large oil as a portrait sample to display my work.
A few years later an older man saw it on my kiosk at a Mall in Tallahassee and purchased it as a Christmas gift for his wife. I never expected to see it again but a few months ago I received a call from a dealer in Fruitland Park who had purchased it at an estate sale and called to learn the story of this little boy! What a small world!
It is a lovely painting and I was delighted to see it again. The dealer is looking for a buyer and if you are interested just give me a call.