Oil Paintings
on Velvet

About This Painting
This painting of a cardinal on a branch is a design by Nancy Rosier.

About Theorem Paintings
Theorems are painted on a cotton velveteen with the use of stencils. This form of stencil painting was popular between 1810 and 1860 for young ladies in finishing school. The paint is oil based.

About The Frame
The frame is a grained frame which is also hand painted by Nancy Rosier. Graining involves multiple layers of painting.


Cardinal with flowers
Design by Artist Nancy Rosier




Description: Cardinal with Florial Branch
Number: 38
Price: $79
Glass Size: Glass Size: 5"x7"  Frame Size: 8"x10"
Frame: Poplar
Graining: Green Ray Grained Frame
History: Design by Nancy Rosier