This 9" x 14" finely handcrafted decoupage plate created by Neptune 1 Studios, features the 1868 painting of a boat at sea catching hagdons. The painting is by John Orne Johnson Frost (1852-1928).
The plate is accompanied by its historical origin printed on the product tag. Each plate is designed to beautify your home, offer as a special gift or for display by discerning collectors. Any irregularities are part of the charm and character of each of these original handmade pieces. Food safe. Hand wash only.
John Orne Johnson Frost began his artistic career in his 70s after the death of his beloved wife, Anna. He did not view himself as an artist, but rather a historian recording history for future generations; untrained but driven by a sense of history that he expressed visually. He utilized materials found around his home; his works are either on blue-board or chip-board and his pigments are common house paints. Frost's post-Civil War boyhood memories of Marblehead and experiences aboard fishing schooners on the Grand Banks are the focus of his work. His art is more than charming and quaint as it details the daily life of Marbleheaders at home and at sea. Frost's work is recognized as a significant part of American folk art, and is represented in major folk art collections.
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