Christmas Morning

Artist:Eugenie Wireman
Medium:Oil on Canvas
Dimensions:Sight Size 20 1/2" x 28" Framed 24" x 31"
Original Use:Presumably Magazine Cover Art
Price: S O L D
Above: Full view of oil painting
Above: The artists signature

A delightful oil on canvas by Eugenie Wireman likely used by the Curtis Publishing Company as a Christmas magazine cover circa 1910 - 1920. Wireman studied under Howard Pyle and worked as a Brandywine school illustrator creating children's book illustrations, magazine covers, and advertising art in a manner similar to Jessie Wilcox Smith for many Golden Age of Illustration magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post. A delightful view of a young child enjoying the spoils of a bountiful Christmas Morning, with great imagery and antique toy laden fanciful nostalgic appeal.

Above: Detail of vintage Christmas toys
Above: Framed in antique period Arts & Crafts aesthetic antique frame
Above: Frame detail

Work is framed in a carved wood period Arts & Crafts aesthetic antique fine frame that complements the painting beautifully.


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