I finally got around to framing that pretty little painting we bought in Paris last Fall.
Jarvis Hall, a master framer in Calgary, helped me select a beautiful and appropriate French moulding to construct a frame for my small painting. We decided against using a mat, as it seemed to look too important and overwhelmed the painting's charming simplicity.
I really wanted the new frame to be somewhat consistent with the frame on my other little (favorite) French painting:
Jarvis originally suggested an antique French frame for the new piece (which he can acquire), but we quickly decided that the new moulding was perfect with all the verticals in the painting:
What do you think?
Have a lovely weekend and thank you all for your kind and supportive comments on my last post. It means the world to me to have such kind people caring for me out in the universe.