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Surfer Girl Lee's Wharf Oliver Fresca

Commissions

Barbara is pleased to accept commissions and will discuss terms upon inquiry. Each valentine design is a unique artwork and never repeated. Fees vary depending on size, complexity and if any scrimshaw or painting is to be included. Most frequently, commissioned Sailors Valentines are created to commemorate important events, for instance weddings and anniversaries or to include a favorite scene, boat, home or portrait of a much loved pet. Interior decorators have recognized that this charming art form lends itself to interiors of any period and often include them in their plans.The burgeoning interest in this genre has resulted in a growing group who collect modern valentines as opposed to antique ones.