Framed Original mixed media painting 15x19 inches with gold ornate frame includes a Certificate of Authenticity and narrative.
The original painting " Golden Memories" captures Flagler Memorial Presbyterian Church. Splashes of gold and color droplets allude to wealth and the brevity of life.
Money nor life did not spare Flagler sorrows nor lessen his dreams.
A millionaire developer and Co-founder of Standard Oil,Henry Flagler suffered the loss of two daughters, a grandchild and a wife who died of tuberculosis.
Because he accomplished his dream of making Florida a “Mecca” for tourists, he is known as the father of Florida tourism.
Flagler built the Memorial Presbyterian Church in St Augustine to honor his daughter who died in childbirth. Henry Flagler, his first wife, grandchild and daughter are entombed in the church building.
A visual journal of iconic paintings inspired by the artist’s travels to Monet’s Garden in France and a brief sojourn in the Historic Art Deco District in Miami Beach and more.