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Family Portrait

Ghost Royalty

Inspired by my old compatriot Joe Nickell, who is now an arts writer out in Montana, I commissioned local artist Jane Brewster to paint a family portrait. It’s based on a snapshot (above) taken by a random passing neighbor. The painting (below) captures the magic of the original moment and inscribes it to a deeper level. It was the perfect Solstice gift for our whole family, and it’s now hanging in our living room. Thank you, Jane. You’re the best.

Ghost Royalty

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4 Comments

  1. That is awesome! 🙂 How special is that!? 🙂

    Wendy

  2. Anne Anne

    That’s a lovely idea and a lovely portrait.

  3. David David

    Very nice!

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