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    Posted 10 years ago

    lundy
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    hi 36x24 beautiful frame is this w.mirkin its hard to make out can you help thank you are they sought after and what do you call this painting thanks

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    1. lundy lundy, 10 years ago
      hi any one know thanks all
    2. michelleamieux michelleamieux, 10 years ago
      If you have found nothing under Mirkin(.s. the word merkin is worth looing up in the dictionary, (very funny), but I thought it might be Minkin...It looks like Deflthaven, Holland.
    3. lundy lundy, 10 years ago
      thank you ill do that now
    4. michelleamieux michelleamieux, 10 years ago
      Good luck. I'm sure many people think it is Italy, which it might be, but the style of architecture right down to the flowers in the window boxes seem are distinctly Dutch, in my humble opinion, as a resident in Rotterdam for a year.
    5. lundy lundy, 10 years ago
      im looking now michell thanks and hi
    6. michelleamieux michelleamieux, 10 years ago
      p.s. Defltshaven ia a town in Holland famous for their arts, an artist colony, many students, very creative area.
    7. lundy lundy, 10 years ago
      ha michell i cant find it thank you
    8. michelleamieux michelleamieux, 10 years ago
      It might be one of the many many artists who make their "bread and butter" doing "classic" landscapes consigned for sale to tourists. Some of these painters are very good, but they are drowned out once consigned, bought and sold with huge collections, to the public. I feel like this is a "bread and butter" painting for the artist, and I would love to see some of his own creative works, rather than a possibly consigned painting, as I love his use of color, detail and calm. Don't get me wrong, I like the painting, but think it is more mimicry than the artist's creativity. I will do a little hunt, you never know...this may be someone we all know in forty years!!
    9. l.a.lady l.a.lady, 10 years ago
      I went online and also tried to look up this artist to no avail, but it is really nice!
    10. lundy lundy, 10 years ago
      well thank you ,they have the movie pretty women ,and now pretty lady
    11. Macghillie, 8 years ago
      I was interested to find this post on W Mirkin (Minkin?), and also for Michelleamieux ... I have a painting which I 'acquired' (not my taste) and was interested to find a bit about it and/or the painting. I think it might be an original oil painting, certainly with the same signature, but nothing like the above ... overtones of Picasso I would say. Any thoughts, comments would be wonderful, thanks (I can post a pic ... would it need to be on another thread ... sorry, newbie)
    12. lundy lundy, 8 years ago
      thank you , what ever this meens ,and im not sure
    13. Justme123, 7 years ago
      We purchased a painting from a young French artist visiting an art school in Australia last month with the same name (W. Mirkin) and exactly same signature but completely different style. It's a stunning contemporary painting. He said he was from Brittany studying at l'ecole des beaux arts in Paris.
    14. lundy lundy, 7 years ago
      thank you , do you have a picture of it
    15. Justme123, 7 years ago
      I've had to add the photo as a new show and tell under the same name ie W.Mirkin.
      I think this young artist has amazing talent.
    16. KatyRed, 5 years ago
      I have a painting with the same signature.
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/215308-w-mirkin-paintings
    17. lundy lundy, 5 years ago
      Thank you. Il look now.

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