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Painting For Sale Poster featuring the painting Meeting Street Inn Charleston by Richard Harpum

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Meeting Street Inn Charleston Poster

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Meeting Street Inn Charleston poster by Richard Harpum.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Congrats Richard!

Richard Harpum replied:

Thanks, Alfred. I enjoy seeing all your wonderful photos on Facebook.

Congrats on your sale!!!!

Richard Harpum replied:

Thanks, Bill. Much appreciated. I like your gallery.

Looks like a picture! Very beautiful creation, great art!

Richard Harpum replied:

Many thanks, Gina.

This is absolutely stunning.

Richard Harpum replied:

Thanks, Barbara, much appreciated. This is one of my favorites too.

Stunning work Richard.

Richard Harpum replied:

Thanks, Irene, I enjoyed looking through your gallery. There's some excellent work there.

Richard, this is an absolutely glorious image ... what a talent you are!!!! I can well imagine this was quite the artistic undertaking, but may I say on behalf of all of us who have and will view it, it was worth it!!!! Such perfection of light and shadow down to the smallest nuance (as in the intricate work of the wrought iron furniture). Subtle, warmth of color is so inviting!!! You've created a masterpiece. I'm suspecting that the owners of the Inn will soon be banging down your door to buy this for their main lobby!!!! WOW!!!!!! ... ps ... loved finding Oscar!!! f/v

Richard Harpum replied:

Thanks for your generous praise, Lois. Yes, this was an "undertaking"! It took me longer to paint than any other painting, except the large one of Prague at Dusk, which is nearly 3 times the area. I've sent a letter to the Inn, so it will be interesting to see what they think of it. I'm glad you found Oscar. He's been busy lately! I enjoyed catching up on the recent additions to your galleries. Some great shots there and some favs. Best wishes, Richard

Wow Richard, your talent is amazing and your palette is exquisite...v/f

Richard Harpum replied:

Thanks again, Sharon. I use a very limited palette in all my paintings and fortunatley had a tube of pink that I rarely use but which was a great match for this painting.

Wow! The detail in this is mind-blowing! Very beautiful!

Richard Harpum replied:

Thanks, Sophia, I enjoyed looking through yoru gallery. Best wishes, Richard

In 2012 my wife and I took a vacation in the USA and spent two wonderful weeks visiting several old friends that we had made when we lived in South Carolina in the 1990s. During our stay we visited Charleston, South Carolina with some close friends and spent a couple of days touring the area and enjoying the classical architecture of the city. As we explored the streets the historic district, we popped into the Meeting Street Inn (no 173) and were immediately impressed by the wonderful atmosphere in the garden courtyard. I knew immediately that I wanted to paint it. The building dates back to 1874 and over the years has had a variety of uses, including a saloon, restaurant, fashionable boutique, auto parts store and bicycle rentals store. Then, in 1981 the property was renovated, enlarged and transformed into the Meeting Street Inn. The Inn thrived until its parent company failed in the late 1980's and it grdually deteriorated until it was acquired by the current owner in 1992, since when it has been converted into a luxury inn and hotel. What inspired me to paint this scene was the wonderful light. It was a beautiful day and the dappled light playing across the courtyard captured my imagination. Although I knew this painting was going to be a challenge, it turned out to be far more time-consuming than I had expected. However, I enjoyed the experience and am pleased with the final result. Although there is no clear focal point, my hope is that people will spend time exploring the painting and picking out some of the interesting features of this wonderful place. And if you look carefully, you can see that my favourite dog Oscar has crept in again and is enjoying the sunshine in the top courtyard.

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In 2012 my wife and I took a vacation in the USA and spent two wonderful weeks visiting several old friends that we had made when we lived in South Carolina in the 1990s. During our stay we visited Charleston, South Carolina with some close friends and spent a couple of days touring the area and enjoying the classical architecture of the city. As we explored the streets the historic district, we popped into the Meeting Street Inn (no 173) and were immediately impressed by the wonderful atmosphere in the garden courtyard. I knew immediately that I wanted to paint it. The building dates back to 1874 and over the years has had a variety of uses, including a saloon, restaurant, fashionable boutique, auto parts store and bicycle rentals store. Then, in 1981 the property was renovated, enlarged and transformed into the Meeting Street Inn. The Inn thrived until its parent company failed in the late 1980's and it grdually deteriorated until it was acquired by the current owner in 1992, since...

About Richard Harpum

Richard Harpum

Award-winning artist, Richard Harpum, paints in a realist style, paying meticulous attention to detail. His medium of choice is acrylics on canvas or board but he also uses oils and paints watercolour florals. Richard's primary focus is landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes and gardens but he also paints portraits, still lifes and florals. The effective use of light is a key ingredient to all of Richardís works and he spends a great deal of time before starting a painting in selecting a composition that provides both drama and contrast. Born in Bromley, England, in 1951, Richard has had a passion for drawing and painting from a very young age. As a youngster, he was always drawing and became a prolific painter after he received an...

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