Brightwell's Goin' Fishin' Featured at Matthew's Galleries

  • LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon
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  • October 18, 2011

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Goin' Fishin' by Brightwell


A country boy and his dog on their way to a fishing hole, articulates the ideal American scene.  Without surprise, one of the most popular prints adorning the walls of American homes in the latter part of the 20th century was Goin’ Fishin’ by Walter E. Brightwell (1919-2005), published by Donald Art Company of New York.  Matthew’s Galleries is fortunate to have acquired the original painting by Brightwell from which countless thousands of prints were reproduced.  The signed oil on canvas measures 24” x 48”, and is complemented by a 4” wide gold-finished frame.  Available, and on exhibit in the gallery, the price quote is by request.

Matthew's Galleries
15800 Upper Boones Ferry Rd. #300
Lake Oswego, Oregon
About Matthew's Galleries

Matthew's Galleries was opened by its current owner/director Matthew W. Gerber in 1968. The specialty has always been quality 19th & 20th century American paintings with some European works as well. Emphasis is on Northwest and California regionalist artists. The retail part of the gallery offers at least 300 works for sale on exhibit at any given time. In addition, the gallery presents at least two art auctions each year at its large venue located about 10 miles from Portland, Oregon, just one block off I-5.

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