Vintage Seascape Painting, Biloxi 1986, Framed Landscape, Blue & White, Brown Frame, Wall Hanging, W Johnson Art, Home Decor, Oil on Wood

$7,196.40 $8,995.50

The gorgeous 1986 W. Johnson framed and signed seascape painting on wood is in very good condition. While the certain "W. Johnson" that matches the signature is yet to be identified, the incredible balance of color in the contrasting scenery along with the perception of depth and distance in this painting point to a very talented and seasoned artist. Many landscape paintings - seascapes in particular - will have more of a defined line of contrast between the water and the sky. However, in this painting, the artist conveys the contrast between the ocean and sky by toning down the underside of the clouds with a grayish-beige and intensifying the white of the crashing waves. In other words, while its hard to directly point to the particular elements that accomplish the contrast, the overall scene makes it very obvious. While it is hard to be certain, the colors appear to be consistent with oil. Also, the artist has used a much more difficult surface for this gorgeous seascape painting. The surface of the wood that the artist painted over has very small and closely aligned horizontal lines. While up close the scenery is a little harder to identify, from a few feet back the stunning seascape comes to life with crashing waves, birds flying in every direction, and clouds moving effortlessly through the sky. The small ribbed lines provide depth and perception to the overall scene giving the impression of movement along with ever increasing distance to the horizon. While the "W. Johnson" signature is barely discernible in the lower right corner, the back of the frame has "W. Johnson Biloxi 1986". In addition to the incredibly beautiful nautical seascape scene depicted in the painting, it is important to point out the uniqueness of the darker brown to grayish-black wooden frame. The bark-like relief on the surface of the wider frame helps to direct the attention inward toward the scenery. Also, the narrow white band not only provides the perfect dividing line but it also helps to highlight or brighten the toned-down colors of the gorgeous seascape scene.

Please note that screen resolution and/or original lighting could cause the colors to appear lighter or darker than actual. Also, the ChapStick in the photos is not included in the listing as it was used for scale purposes only. In addition, there is already a metal wall-hanging wire installed on the back of the painting.

There are a couple of very small holes - one on the inner left edge and one on the inner right edge - of the scene where a tiny fastener had previously come through. They are hardly noticeable unless inspected up close with a light. Also, there is a tiny spot approximately 3" down from the top near the center of the painting where color didn't cover or a piece of color came off. However, since the sheen of the clear over the painting covers that little spot too, this was most likely done before the painting was completed. In addition, there are a couple of very slightly distressed and very shallow surface chips on the outer left edge of the frame. The longer one is so shallow that it is hard to detect - even with a finger. Other than these, there are no breaks, holes, deep chips, or repair places on this gorgeous W. Johnson framed and signed seascape painting. There are some vintage wear, age, and rub marks on the painting - mainly in the form of rub marks around the frame where it has come in contact with different surfaces.

The decorative possibilities for this gorgeous 1986 W. Johnson signed seascape painting are many. The entryway or living room would be enhanced by the addition of this incredibly detailed and realistic seascape painting. Also, the dining room or master bath would welcome this beautiful landscape painting for its stress-relieving nautical-oceanic charm. In addition, the growing art collection would increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this framed and signed W. Johnson seascape painting.

The collector will appreciate this beautifully framed and signed W. Johnson seascape painting for its very good condition, incredible balance of color, perception of depth and distance, bark-like relief on the frame, nautical-oceanic charm, and gorgeous overall appearance.

The gorgeous 1986 oil-on-wood W. Johnson painting entitled "Biloxi" weighs approximately 6 pounds 14 oz.

The gorgeous 1986 W. Johnson framed and signed seascape painting on wood measures 38 1/8" wide x 21 1/8" tall x 1" deep.

The inside section of this horizontally-oriented seascape painting measures approximately 31.5" wide x 14.5" tall.

The wooden frame measures approximately .75" thick.

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Vintage Seascape Painting Biloxi 1986 Framed Landscape Blue & White Brown Frame Wall Hanging W Johnson Art Home Decor Oil on Wood

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