Judy M Johnson Art Print
About Town Series:
"Architectural Angles in Red Rock and Copper"
County Courthouse, Marquette Michigan
SIZE: 8.5" x 11"
This is an interesting detail in an iconic old building in Marquette Michigan. It's the county courthouse, in which all the court scenes for the award-winning Anatomy of a Murder were filmed. I was privileged to have spent a day there, watching some of that filming in 1959 and got autographs from all the stars, thanks to our family friend, John Voelker/AKA Robert Traver, who wrote the book.
The building is mostly built of what we familiarly call "Red Rock" which is technically, "Jacobsville Sandstone," quarried here in the Upper Peninsula in a town called Jacobsville in the Keweenaw Peninsula. It's the same stone called "Brownstone" which was shipped to, and used to construct hundreds of homes in New York City and Chicago around the turn-of-the-century. This sandstone not only makes fine building blocks, it can be nicely carved, and was done so all over this building, including over the main entry arch.
The detail I have picked to paint is at the back of the building. The angles of the rooflines and architectural details are rather exciting. We see the "red rock" construction, oxidized copper eave-troughs, and a portion of the famous domed top, which is surrounded by copper sheathing. I love the colors and textures of the natural materials, even to the drippy stains on the copper.
I painted it on canvas using Rotring Artists Colors and Berol Prismacolors. Then scanned it and now printing it in laser inks on archival 80# cardstock. Each print is identified in small letters at the bottom of the image, and will be signed by me, the artist.
Sized to fit in an easy-to-find frame. It looks very good in a simple black document frame.
Will make a nice wedding or shower gift, or for a housewarming or hostess gift.
ONLY 50 WILL BE PRINTED
I'm offering this print in 3 sizes: 11" x 14" ($11), 8.5" x 11" ($8.50) and 5" x 7" ($5) Since I can't figure out how to do size choices on one page, I must list the sizes separately as a different product.
No extra international shipping charges will be incurred for the two smaller sizes, but the 11" x 14" size will run considerably more. Please inquire.
Your print will, of course, not have watermarks.
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Judy M Johnson is an internationally renowned paper doll artist, having been published by national companies including: B. Shackman; Dover Publications; Scott Publications; Collector Communications; Magicloth Toys; Schylling Toys; and Paper Studio Press-owned and operated by Judy's daughter, Jenny Taliadoros.(www.paperdollreview.com) Additionally, she has written for: National Doll World; Artists Magazine; Dolls Magazine; Contemporary Doll; Ceramics Monthly; Paper Doll Review; Paper Doll Studio (www.opdag.com); and others.