“Varenna Morning” by Howard Behrens
“Varenna Morning” by Howard Behrens
“It was a quiet morning on Lake Como as my wife and I took the ferry across Lake Como from Bellagio to Varenna. Disembarking, we walked through the narrow alleys of this small medieval village situated on a steep hillside. On the other side, we discovered the Villa Monastero – a former monastery that is now a cultural center. The gardens are spectacular and they beckoned me to paint them. I feel a tremendous amount of excitement facing a new canvas. This energy comes from the thrill of transforming the canvas into a recollection of my travels to beautiful and romantic places such as Varenna. I paint fast – while the passion for the painting is very strong. For me, the paint is the subject matter just as much as the image. I love the juicy chunks of color that I can translate to canvas with my palette knife. This scene evoked that passion in me and I hope that you will feel my passion for it when you procure it for your personal collection.” Howard Behrens
“Varenna Morning” is a limited edition work of fine art by world renowned palette-knife artist Howard Behrens. It features a scene from Varenna, Italy – on the shores of Lake Como. This TruTexture™ reproduction is derived directly from the surface of Behrens’ original painting of “Varenna Morning”. Every nuance of Behrens’ palette knife texture is faithfully captured and reproduced using this rare and tedious TruTexture™ process. The edition is limited to only 195 prints. Each print has been certified and includes the artist's signature and a unique edition number. Each print comes with lavish colors to further replicate the original vision and intent of Howard Behrens.
This special edition print comes framed using a museum quality multi layered frame manufactured and assembled in the US. Each print comes with a Certificate of Authenticy and is produced exclusively for Costco by Textures, LLC in Somerset, WI, in collaboration with Behrens International and Harvest Fine Art.
For a limited time only, members who purchase a print from “The Best of Behrens” collection on Costco.com will receive at no additional charge the deluxe-bound collectors book featuring the “best of the best” limited edition artworks by Behrens’ dating back 25 years. A $125 value, this collector's book includes 56 full-color plates and a 16-page color index describing every limited edition work published between 1978 and 2005. It is a excellent reference tool for collectors and will make a wonderful addition to any library or tabletop. The introduction of the book was written by Julie Keller, the former Editor-in-Chief of “Art Business News.” This special gift is exclusive to Costco members and is offered for a limited time only.
- Medium: TruTexture ™ on Board
- Artwork size: 24" x 32"
- Frame size: 43” x 35” x 1 ½”
- Framed: Yes
- Total product weight: 19 lbs
- Certificate of authenticity: Yes
- Edition size: 195
- Created in: 2014
- Series: “The Best of Behrens – Collection Number 1”
- Package quantity: 1
"Howard Behrens passed away after his long battle with Parkinson's disease on April 14, 2014. Howard, as a man, touched the lives of everyone he knew - family, friends, and loved ones. As an artist, he touched the hearts and souls of countless collectors who cherished his extraordinary talent." Judith Behrens
Howard Behrens’ artworks can be found in the collections of many of the globes most recognized and respected individuals including President Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush, the Italian Ambassador Pavarotti, the late Princess Diana, and Donald Trump.
As the former Editor-in-Chief of “Art Business News” Julie Keller stated….”Behrens is well on his way to becoming the Monet of the 21st Century.”
**Our price is consistent with the current wholesale pricing for Howard Behrens. This artwork is in perfect condition and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and is only available for purchase at Costco.com.
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