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Cole Porter Greeting Card featuring the painting Sold Cole Porters Home Peru Indiana South Bank Of The Wabash River Valley by Charlie Spear

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Sold Cole Porters Home Peru Indiana South Bank Of The Wabash River Valley Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Thank you, Kay and Petko!

Congratulations on your sale!

Congrats on your sale!

Thank you Michael. I did this from memory atop Spring Street.

Whimsical yet firm...unique composition...Nice work Charlie

Thank you Mikhail for the v/f and the comment!!

I love this fluent and easy moves of brush, easy and correct colors making the whole story of painted day.. vf

Thank you, Anne and Paul!!!

Thank you, Anita!! I appreciate your comment : " this rocks."

This rocks, Charlie. Great atmospheric perspective.

Thank you, Nadine and Bob for the feature!

Go figure David!!! What are the odds. His car and other such stuff is in a local Peru Museum. His house is kept up now for tours.

Charlie, I lived close to Cole Porter's house....but that was in Brentwood, a neighborhood in Los Angeles. We had the same barber, only for Cole he did house calls. One forgets where he originally came from...Indiana.

Really charming. v

It's a sight,really, from up there! And some artistic atmosphere thrown in. Eh? Thank you Paul!!

Beautifully composed with a magic depth n field , war bash Valley never looked better Charlie

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Artist's Description

The view is atop the hill on the south side of Peru. The Cole Porter House is just off center to the lower right. The water tower, the Court House and St. Charles Church can be seen from this vantage point also. The street I am looking from is the oldest street in town and is paved with brick pavers. I've stood on this hill hundreds of times and painted this view as many as twenty times with a different focus each time. Today it was Cole Porter. Born in 1891 to Samuel and Kate (Cole) Porter, Cole Porter was born in Peru, Indiana, and spent the first ten years of his life at 17-19 South Huntington Street. Here, Cole began his career as an unparalleled composer and lyricist, composing several of his early songs, including "The Bob-O-Link Waltz." In the following years, Cole's birthplace was converted into a privately-owned apartment complex and fell into a state of disrepair. In 2003, a clandestine meth-amphetamine lab was discovered - and destroyed - in one of the upper apartments, and...

About Charlie Spear

Charlie Spear

Charlie Spear was born in 1948 in the Midwest. The era of Modern Art was in full swing with the Sixties generating an artistic smorgasbord of art styles and new media. Much of his early career was spent learning about art through teaching art in H.S. and College. Exploring the art media's physical qualities is an important element in his style coupled with a love of an impressionistic drawing style. The result is a charged surface of automatic line energy and raw color expression. His work is a reflection of familiar and even common events in his life which connects him with the larger population of earth's dwellers. When I paint and draw, just enough concrete imagery remains, to call the idea I express as Illusary Prose....

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