Sunday, October 30, 2016

Pittura e Pelle - Painting and Leather

Megan Euell and Francis Waplinger's exhibition Pittura e Pelle, Painting and Leather opened in August at the Art Gallery at 1708 House. Happily, much of the show is still on display.
Euell and Waplinger met when they were both studying in Florence.  It is wonderful to see their work displayed in the elegant confines of the 1708 House. Euell's portraits give you a feeling of what it was like to live in the day when every great house displayed portraits of honored and beloved family throughout the manor. 
Francis Waplinger
The fine examples of Waplinger's hand crafted and designed footwear encouraged me to go to his site and see if there was something there to tempt me. Oh yes... there is.
Shoemaker's Bench by Megan K. Euell
oil on linen, 35" x 17" 
Such a beautiful room to breakfast in. 
Buell's paintings compliment the space perfectly.
The Barns at Seven Ponds by Megan K. Euell
Water Mill, NY oil on panel
Sailboats at Towd Point by Megan K. Euell
oil on panel, 8" x 14"
I could get used to breakfasting here.
Boats at Conscience Point by Megan K. Euell
oil on panel, 11" x 14"

A cosy bedroom.

Portrait of Skip Ralph by Megan Euell
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