A Day in Vermont
November 6, 2017

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Cornwall Barn

This beautiful old barn is in Cornwall, where we filmed a recent painting excursion for WCAX TV.

It was an honor to be featured on their “Made in Vermont” series last week.

Just click the link below to watch.

Size: 10X20 (auctioned unframed)
Medium: Oil on linen panel

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18 Responses to “Cornwall Barn”

  1. Brian Blaine

    Many Vermont barns have been around to witness more history than any of its living residents. In this case, a sense of time’s passing and the endurance of the human spirit seem to rise from the sagging roofline and weathered siding. The barn is beautifully painted, and the foreground vegetation is so natural in appearance. Well done!

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  2. Doris Michel

    How do you find all these nice places for painting? What a pleasure to explore Vermont though your eyes. Your painting depicts also rural realitiy. This ensemble of barns is spectacular and it’s breathing the history of a hard working life.

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    • Peter Huntoon

      I just follow my heart, nose, and artistic sensibility, Doris. Of course that sensibility has been honed over many years. At this point, the subjects find me as much as I find them.

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  3. Karen Moorman

    This is one of my favorites. I lived on a farm as a kid and this brings back memories. I just love barns. Thanks again for sharing your wonderful work

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  4. carol taylor-brooks

    I am, at 80, a beginner with watercolor. Spent my growing up years in N.H. Now a New Yorker, I seem to be missing N.E. Love your work!!!!!!! e proud

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  5. carol taylor-brooks

    An 80 year old ex N.H. its….just beginning work with watercolor….LOVE your work

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  6. cynthia adams

    Very nice recognition by WCAX…well deserved. I share your love for barns…and am always glad when I see one is being refurbished/ saved/ or the wood is being used to build furniture, etc. As a child I used to jump from rafters into the hay!! Thank you for beauty and history…

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  7. Charlotte Birchmore

    I love old barns but feel such a sense of loss when they’re at the point of collapse. They’ve stood, in many cases, more than a century and deserve better. Hurts my heart.

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      • Doris Michel

        Hi Charlotte, the old times are gone. In old country houses and barns we often find the spirit of hardworking farmers and their families. Really it’s a pity and a loss that they disappear.

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  8. Lynne Paquette

    So great to see one of the remaining barns in my hometown, Cornwall, being painted and appreciated. Nicely done, as usual!

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  9. Rick Stott

    Peter again it is the Fall,,,,, and deer season is upon us out and about loving it !!! So proud of you and your segment on channel 3 way to go with PBS too! The more exposure the better, way to share the culture and your talent. Your BFF Rick.

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