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Eyvind Earle, "Before the Sun Goes Down"

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Art Type Serigraph
Originality Reproduction/Reprint
Framing Unframed
Artist Earle, Eyvind

Eyvind Earle, "Before the Sun Goes Down"


When the original painting to "Before the Sun Goes Down" was on exhibition at a Seattle gallery, it quickly drew a crowd and sold almost instantly. Eyvind decided right then that he would create an edition of it and did so in 1996. The edition became instantly as popular as the original painting was, thus very few remain available. Rare Collectibles TV is lucky enough to have acquired the last remaining few editions from the Estate of Eyvind Earle.

Born in 1916, Eyvind Earle began his prolific career at the young age of 10. His dedication to the arts was inspired by his father, who challenged Eyvind to either read 50 pages of a book or to paint a picture every day. Eyvind chose both. His first solo show was at the age of 14 and gained him instant attention. At the age of 21, he rode a bicycle cross-country, from California to New York. During this trip he continued to paint regularly and was able to sell 42 watercolors along the way. To conclude this trip, Eyvind ended with a solo show at the Charles Morgan gallery in New York. Just two years later, another solo show completely sold out and as a result, the Metropolitan Museum of Art purchased one of his paintings for their permanent collection. In 1951, Earle began work at what he considered "the greatest art school in the whole world," Walt Disney Studios. There he worked as a background painter, designing and creating the backgrounds for iconic animated films such as "Sleeping Beauty." Earle`s imaginative and illustrative style has captured the hearts of admirers around the world. With a 70 year long legacy that involves painting, writing poetry, and innovating the art of serigraphy, Earle has eternally made his mark in the art world.