The Communion by Gari Melchers

If you’re ever in Ithaca, New York, don’t miss the chance to see this lovely painting at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art.

Reblogged from Hit the Canvas

This past weekend while at Cornell University for my better-half’s 25th college reunion, I visited the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. I found myself completely absorbed in a huge, beautifully executed painting that hangs above the main entrance to the museum. Though it seemed familiar, I couldn’t quite place the artist. A gracious man, whom I would later learn was the former director of the museum, Frank Robinson, began giving me a bit of history about the painting. MORE>>

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  1. Thanks for reposting! I’m really looking forward to visiting the Gari Melchers Home and Studio and seeing much more of his wonderful work.

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