Kate True

One Subject Portrait Commission,

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Lot 132
15.0 x 10.0 in (38.1 x 25.4 cm)


This lot ships from Boston, MA, US.


Painter and portrait artist Kate True has been creating portraits in oil and ink for more than 20 years. Her work has taken her across the country, capturing captivating and sensitive likenesses in her drawings from life and oil portraits. Her drawings, prints, and paintings have been featured in galleries around the US and in more than 1000 private collections worldwide.

Bid on this special opportunity to have Kate’s unique interpretation of your child or loved one beautifully realized in oil on linen. The winner of this commission will receive a custom portrait, to be created collaboratively with the winner and subject. The painting will be of one person, in oil paint on a linen canvas, approximately 10 by 15 inches. A second and/or third figure may be added to the composition for an additional fee. The process will include a single one hour portrait photo session with the artist at your home, followed by a pencil sketch and then the final painting.

Date of the portrait photo shoot to be set at a mutually convenient time for both parties within a year of purchase. Commission includes an oil painting on a linen canvas. A drawing, created as part of the process, will be available for purchase separately. There will be additional travel expenses for locations outside of metropolitan Boston.

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*Note: Image is a representative work only; final piece is being specially created for the buyer Local buyers can contact MassArt directly to arrange pick-up or delivery within Greater Boston. Recommended for deliveries within New England: Clark Fine Art Services (clarkfas.com). Recommended for those living further down the East Coast: bob@richardwrightinc.com. If you live outside of the East Coast and prefer to have your artwork shipped, quotes can be obtained from FedEx starting May 7th. There is an extra fee for packaging.