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Adrian was more than a designer!

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Show and Tell - Share your treasures' started by Jonathan, Apr 12, 2004.

  1. Jonathan

    Jonathan Trade Member

    A friend of mine who collects Adrian suits and dresses sent me a copy of this pic. Adrian apparently did these in the 1940s -- I had no idea he was a painter as well. My friend actually found this painting on ebay a few years ago! Adrian's signature wasn't deciphered quite correctly by the seller, but she recognized it and bought it for a reasonable price.

    Anyway, not clothing, but interesting none-the-less.

    The painting is called "The Rain Pool"

    <img src=http://home.cogeco.ca/~knorman1/adrian.jpg>
  2. Gawd, what a great find--and I love the painting! It has a touch of a Dali feeling to it, too, doesn't it?

  3. Wow! That's really something. Love the colors and shading on this. I learn something new every day here it seems.

  4. alonesolo

    alonesolo Guest

    That is just so cool. I love that painting. The small dimensions against the big sky. The skinny trees or plants towering above the village! That really is cool!
  5. vintspiration

    vintspiration Alumni

    How interesting! I actually agree it's got a Dali feeling for me, too. That is a great piece of vintage trivia to file in my mind. ;)

    All I can think is what a really cool thing to bring to the Antiques Roadshow. hehehe
  6. cosmiccowgirl

    cosmiccowgirl Alumni

    Gotta love that hard to decipher Adrian signature. It sometimes makes for great bargains!
  7. cherry-pie-and-roses

    cherry-pie-and-roses Registered Guest

    Not too surprising if you think about it though. Creative people tend to flow into all types of artsy things.
  8. dibs2002

    dibs2002 Registered Guest

    Funny Steph - the first thing that popped into my mind when I saw that painting was "surreal" !

    Neat painting.


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