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A Two-Part Commission: “81 Prince Street – North End” [Part One]

I did this painting as Part One of a two-stage commission from Stephanie Rizzuto. She’s related to Leo, the older man who sits out on the front step in a tilted-back wooden chair. This stage of the commission was to paint just his building, 81 Prince Street. Leo lives on the ground floor of this Read More…

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“Oyster House Party – 185 Years” Painting by Michael Dean

North End artist, Michael Dean, shares his latest canvas painting that was commissioned for the Union Oyster House to record the event of its 185th birthday party on August 3, 2011. “The painting shows a very artistically-oriented thought process on the part of the owner, Mary Ann Milano-Picardi,” comments the local artist. The painting is Read More…