A Day in Vermont
July 20, 2020


Two of a Kind

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now $800. Next Auction Monday, July 27. 

My wife doesn’t mind when I steal her kitchen table adornments.

This time I got two for the price of one.

The term “Gesture” in art refers to action and movement.

The idea is to emphasize what the model is doing, rather than what it looks like.

To this artist, flowers gathered together in a vase always seem to be having fun.

Individual personalities meet, mingle, and dance.

A happy din of conversation, music and laughter fills the air.

My kind of party.

Size: 12X16 (auctioned unframed)
Medium: Oil on panel

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20 Responses to “Two of a Kind”

  1. Lenor Filler

    What a wonderful pick me up on a scorching hot day in Va. and a happy sight in these sad times

  2. Ruth A. Gobin

    What a beautiful happy summer day bouquet. Reminds me of when I was a little girl picking wild flowers, especially the black eyed susans make me think of the fields in Vermont!

  3. Beth Ann Weymer Rossi

    Glad Mother Natujre didn’t get the 6′ distance regulation. You’re right, these wild flowers are having a family reunion rejoicing in being alive. Thanks Mr. Peter for the refreshing eye candy.

  4. Bill Palmer

    Good Morning Peter. Your words this morning were especially poignant as my wife who passed away in Jan loved painting flowers from her garden by the lake in Vermont. We lived there at the time and it was a very special time in our lives. As I look at them now I can hear the conversation, music and laughter and her kind of poetry fills my heart. Thankyou. Bill Palmer

    • Sheila McCormack

      This is certainly a very significant & personal “Day in Vermont” for you, Bill. Lovely flowers that refresh your beautiful memories. My condolences to you.

  5. Clare Bornarth

    I love keeping up with your creative work and especially appreciate your gift for sharing your insights through your writing. You inspire!

  6. Susan Oliver

    Always live seeing the black eyed Susan’s in the summer. Beautiful wildflowers, takes me back to picking them for mom!

  7. Leslie Carbine

    Beautiful colors, Peter! This would liven up any room in the home.

  8. Sheila McCormack

    My favorite kind of flower arrangement – a mixture of wild flowers or flowers from the garden in assorted colors. “Two of a Kind” makes me think of a mother & young daughter gathering flowers together and creating not only lovely arrangements but lovely memories as well. Thumbs up to your wife & her creation that led to your inspiration and this charming painting.

  9. Mel

    I love this painting and your description of it. It also makes me think of a parent and child exchanging a beautiful bond between them. Thank you again for sharing your talent.

  10. Conni Bonak

    Thank you – my birthday was the 6th – but I’ll still take it !! Lovely bouquets, Peter….

  11. Virginia Gardner

    Looking at your work always makes me happy…but Two of a Kind made me want to break out in song!

  12. Deb

    I love the fresh feeling of these field flowers. Lovely in all their postures.

  13. Marilyn Johnson

    Peter, I absolutely love this print. It would look great in any of my rooms..a super pick me up!

  14. Michael Emerick

    A floral fugue of field flowers ..a visual/cocheal symbiotic symphony .. emanating from your maestro’s baton/brush…strumming the eternal chords for our delight. I await your next masterpiece with great anticipation…but surpassing this one? My prayers are with you. ❤️


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