Saturday, June 15, 2013

#163 James Harper Tribute

So, when I first moved to Dallas
I went to an estate sale with my girlfriend.
The deceased was one James Harper, and he was a painter.
For $20, we bought a painting that was a copy of a Frederic Remington,
which is in the collection of the Amon Carter museum in Fort Worth.
We also bought his monogrammed wine glasses.

So this beauty – complete with its built in light attached 
to the frame – hung in our living room for two years. 
In the background, there are some mountains
that kind of look like weird white pyramids, and
for a while I wanted to add UFOs coming out of them.
In retrospect, there were a number of other paintings
I wish I had purchased.

Anyways, something finally got added: