Greenwich Workshop

Subject Artist Price Books My Gallery Contact Join Email List About Printing Service

Join Our Email List Catalogue My Gallery Books Fine Art Categories

Charles Wysocki - BUTTERNUT FARMS -  LIMITED EDITION PRINT Published by the Greenwich Workshop

by Charles Wysocki


Limited Edition of: 1000
Image Size: 25 7/8"w x 22 3/8"h.
Published: June 1979

Sold Out At Publisher
Check with your Dealer
for Availability and
Secondary Market Pricing

"I've always had a soft spot in my heart for Pennsylvania and especially Bucks County. The very ring of its name gives me a certain pleasant lift.

"In this painting, I have tried to depict the sights and happy memories of my travels there: pumpkin harvest . . . ice cream parlor . . . jelly wagon . . . cider stand . . . apple trees . . . old water wheel. The horse-drawn buggies in the foreground tell of happy visitors enjoying the delicious treats illustrated on the lettered signs. Gathering all of these thoughts together in painting 'Butternut Farms' was a sheer delight."

Charles Wysocki
Some things about Charles Wysocki’s life can be anticipated. For instance, he collects Early American toys, tobacco tins, folk art, clocks, crockery and books. High on the list of favorite places are Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard . . . and all of New England. Other things are a surprise: while he paints typically New England scenes, he lives in California. Yet one only has to look at his work to understand the person. Born in Detroit in 1928, Wysocki enjoyed an active and happy boyhood, which seems reflected in the spirit of his work. Since early childhood, he had no other desire than to be an artist. After two years in the Army, Wysocki headed west to the Art Center School in Los Angeles, the city where he met his wife Liz, to whom he attributes much of his inspiration because she grew up on a farm. The aspects of her life that affected him were the basics: hard work, personal closeness and contentment with life’s "little things." Wysocki adds, "I hope my paintings revive pleasant thoughts of a bygone era and express a semblance of order and serenity that fills a need in this fast- changing world. I like to add a touch of humor into my work. I see life on the lighter side, in much simpler and more basic forms." Wysocki’s award-winning art is sought-after internationally and has been published in two books, American Celebration and Heartland.


Become a Dealer Books Google+ YouTube Pinterest Instagram Twitter Facebook Privacy Policy Shows and Events About Us Licensing Art Registration and Sign In Legal Find a Dealer Marketing Book Media Resources Frequently Asked Questions Email Customer Service 800.243.4246 Video Type Price Artist Subject New Releases