In the English Tradition
Over the centuries, people have immortalized their horses and other pets by commissioning the finest artist of their day to paint them. You can create a lasting memory of your favorite animal by commissioning a painting by Jeanne Mellin. For those of you who are lovers of sculpture, a bronze of your animal is something you should consider.
Ms. Mellin works in oil, gouache, colored pencil and bronze. Examples of each are displayed below. If you are interested in commissioning a work of art, please contact us to discuss it in more detail.
Oil on Canvas
Oil on canvas has been the most popular of mediums used for portrait painting throughout history. It allows the artist to create a masterpiece that will last for centuries. The oil portrait of a Morgan horse is a fine example of the quality work of artist Jeanne Mellin.
Price List for Oil on Canvas Portraits (single horse) are as follows. For sizes other than those listed below or for that very special custom painting, please feel free to contact us for a quote.
16" x 20"..........$1800 24" x 30"..........$4500
18" x 24"..........$2400 30" x 36"..........$6500
20" x 24"..........$2800 30" x 40"..........$7500
22" x 28"..........$3400 40" x 50"..........$12000
Gouache on Mat Board
For those of you that are unfamiliar with gouache, it is an opaque water color. Some people feel that it lacks the brilliance and luster of an oil painting but as you can see from the example above, great detail and a wonderful softness can be attained by the skillful artist.
Price List for Gouache Portraits (single horse) are as follows. For sizes other than those listed below or for that very special custom painting, please feel free to contact us for a quote.
16" x 20"..........$1000 18" x 24"..........$1300 20" x $24"..........$1500
For those of you looking for something smaller and less expensive, you might want to consider a colored pencil portrait of your favorite animal. The medium lends itself very well for a head portrait.
Price List for Colored Pencil Portraits (single horse head or body with tone background) are as follows.
12" x 16"..........$450 16" x 20"..........$650
If you are interested in having a bronze sculpture of your favorite horse, please contact us to discuss the project and for a price quote.