Trompe l'Oeil Still Life Painting of a Pear and Red Grapes by Donald F. Allan
**Free shipping. Incredibly detailed original oil on masonite by Donald F. Allan in the trompe l'oeil style portraying a small bunch of red grapes and a golden pear setting on a distressed shelf.
Presented in a rustic pine frame with milk paint finish.
Signed lower right by the artist and dated '99.
Condition is excellent.
We have two other paintings for sale by the same artist in the same style.
The art board is 6" x 9 1/2". The frame is 7" x 11" x 3/4".
Mr. Allan's biography:
Born in Springville, Utah, the son of Henry K. And Sarah J. Allan, he has attended Brigham Young University in Utah, the Porte Royale in Paris and the Art Students League, National Academy and Salmagundi Club in New York City. Mr. Allan has won numerous awards and trophies in various shows and competitions, including the Bronze Medal in 1978 at the National Academy of Art in New York City. Indeed, one art critic has noted that, "...a desire to bring beauty and happiness into the world impels Mr. Allan to paint such beautiful paintings...".