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Children Print featuring the painting First Kiss by Michael Durst







Top Mat

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8.00" x 5.88"


10.00" x 7.88"





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First Kiss Print

by Michael Durst


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First Kiss print by Michael Durst.   Our prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Greta, your comment is truly exceptional, and it is so good to know that you picked up on what I wanted to create with this work of art. I really appreciate have made my day

Thanks so much, Anne and Hazel, for your comments

It is so rare to see a classical approach to painting, and finding this work is finding what I am looking for: Great painterly skill bringing to life a modern subject. Bravo Michael. L/F

Incredible painting, Michael! You got my vote! L/F

Adorable! vote/like

Thank you to everyone who voted for First Kiss so that it came in FIRST PLACE in the FOREVER LOVE contest. I really appreciate your support.

Thank you to everyone who voted to make First Kiss FIRST PLACE in THE BEST KISS contest. I really appreciate your support.

Thanks to everyone who voted for First Kiss to have it tie with my other submission, I Love You, Darling, for First Place in the Forever Friends contest. Wow, I cannot thank you enough for your support.

This is lovely Michael

Everything about this painting is incredible and amazing! L/F

How "uplifting" is this sweet painting. Wonderfully rendered, Michael. You have my vote : ) Warm regards from the desert. F/L

I am so honored that First Kiss was selected to be featured on the home page of the 500 Views group.

Thanks to the Art and Meditation group for selecting First Kiss to be featured on its home page.

I am honored that First Kiss was selected to be featured on the home page of the Collectors Gallery.

I wish to thank everyone who voted for First Kiss to make it FIRST PLACE in the Perfect Greeting Card for the Beloved contest. I appreciate your support.

Thank you, Linda and Maya, for your wonderful comments!

Lovely painting !

OMG it looks like a photo! You are so supper talented in so many way! good for you! l/f

Thanks so much, Leanne!

Such a gorgeous painting Michael! f/l/t/f

Thanks so much, Finesse Fine Art, for your comment!

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Artist's Description

I love to do commission works of loved ones, and this is a good example. Because the children looked to me like a Renaissance angels, I wanted to make the work a classic painting from that period. I used Leonardo da Vinci's technique's for creating flesh tones to give the faces depth and aliveness. I call the painting "First Kiss" because it reminded me of my first kiss in kindergarten. I will never forget the intensity of the experience of having received a kiss from someone other than a relative. To present that feeling of intensity I added clouds at sunset. Prints are available through Fine Art America, Fine Art Europe, Fine Art England and Fine Art Germany. They can be on canvas, metal acrylic, framed, gallery wrapped and even available as fine art greeting cards, throw pillows, etc. You can choose from one of 230 frames and 100 mats which can be used to create museum-quality masterpieces from any of my artwork. To purchase a signed and hand-embossed Limited Edition, contac...

About Michael Durst

Michael Durst

About the Artist Dr Michael Durst: According to the Ico Gallery in New York’s Chelsea district, “Dr. Michael Durst is an American artist, who loves to paint the beauty of Cape Town, South Africa as well as the citiscapes of Chicago. As a psychologist, Dr. Dust’s paintings create not only beauty for the beholder, but also a state of relaxation and healing. His work combines realism with impressionism, evoking an emotional link to the heart-thus the name: Heartscapes. His exhibitions in New York, Cape Town, the Netherlands and India have received rave reviews and gained Dr. Durst international renown. Dr. Durst loves to paint the beauty of Cape Town--especially the Waterfront, Table Mountain, ocean views, spring flowers, and the...

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