Breach of Promise Suit Oil Painting - Cassius Marcellus Coolidge

Breach of Promise Suit

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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Breach of Promise Suit", originally brought to life by the talented Cassius Marcellus Coolidge. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Cassius Marcellus Coolidge and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    Breach of Promise Suit is a notable painting by Cassius Marcellus Coolidge, an American artist best known for his series of paintings depicting dogs playing poker. While less famous than his poker-playing canine series, Breach of Promise Suit stands out as a unique and intriguing work within Coolidge's oeuvre. This painting, created in the early 20th century, diverges from the playful and whimsical themes commonly associated with Coolidge, delving into the more serious and complex subject of legal proceedings related to a breach of promise to marry.

    The painting depicts a courtroom scene where a female dog is suing a male dog for breach of promise, a legal action that was relatively common in the 19th and early 20th centuries when an engagement to marry was considered a binding contract. The courtroom is filled with dogs in various roles, including the judge, lawyers, and members of the jury, maintaining Coolidge's characteristic anthropomorphization of dogs. The attention to detail in the characters' expressions and the courtroom setting reflects Coolidge's keen observation and his ability to infuse humor into his depictions of dogs in human situations.

    Breach of Promise Suit is significant not only for its artistic qualities but also for its commentary on social and legal practices of the time. By portraying dogs in a human legal scenario, Coolidge playfully critiques the seriousness with which society approached matrimonial disputes and the legal system's involvement in personal relationships. This painting, like much of Coolidge's work, showcases his talent for satire and his ability to engage with contemporary cultural themes through the medium of animal portraiture.

    Although not as widely recognized as his poker series, Breach of Promise Suit exemplifies Coolidge's broader artistic range and his capacity to explore diverse themes beyond the lighthearted and humorous. It remains an important piece within Coolidge's body of work, offering insight into early 20th-century American culture and the unique artistic vision of one of its most idiosyncratic painters.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

    We believe in the quality of our hand-painted oil painting reproductions, and your satisfaction is our priority. If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a 45-day return policy. You can return your artwork within 45 days of receipt and receive a full refund. Please note that the artwork must be returned in the original packaging and in the same condition as it was received.

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Each and every piece of our artwork is entirely hand-painted by artists with over a decade of experience. Every painting is infused with a unique personality and an unrivaled value, showcasing art in its rawest and most authentic form just for you.

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We adhere to museum-level standards in our creation. Each piece of work is reproduced using techniques as close as possible to the original, coupled with the finest paints and canvases, making the color, structure, and texture of every replica as similar as possible to the original.

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We insist on choosing the best quality paints and canvases from around the world. These selected materials not only offer unparalleled color saturation and durability, but also ensure that the reproductions can withstand the test of time. Only the finest materials can replicate the most authentic artworks possible.

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We offer online proofing services, allowing you to be hands-on with every step of the artistic journey. You can personally review and suggest tweaks, and we'll meticulously fine-tune every detail until it aligns with your vision to the tee.

Frequently asked questions

  • How similar are your oil painting reproductions to the original artworks?

    We pride ourselves on achieving a high level of accuracy in our reproductions. While it's nearly impossible to replicate an artwork 100%, our skilled artists ensure that our reproductions capture the essence, texture, and colors of the original as closely as possible.
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    Absolutely! We offer custom painting services. If there's a specific artwork or portrait you'd like, simply provide us with the details or an image, and our artists will recreate it for you.
  • If I want to modify certain parts of an existing artwork (like colors or size), is it possible?

    Yes, we offer modification services. Just let us know your preferences, and our artists will make the necessary adjustments to meet your requirements.
  • How should I display my oil painting reproduction to achieve the best effect?

    For the best visual impact, hang your painting at eye level in a well-lit area, preferably with indirect natural light or soft artificial lighting. Avoid direct sunlight and high humidity areas to protect the artwork.
  • Can I see a draft of the artwork before it's finished?

    Yes, we offer online proofing services. Once the initial draft is ready, we'll send you a preview. You can provide feedback, and our artists will make adjustments accordingly.
  • How do I clean and maintain my oil painting reproduction?

    Gently dust the painting with a soft brush or lint-free cloth. Avoid using chemicals or water. If the painting requires deeper cleaning, consult a professional.