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Male Throw Pillow featuring the painting Blue Grotto Boatman by Michael Durst

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Our throw pillows are made from 100% spun polyester poplin fabric and add a stylish statement to any room. Pillows are available in sizes from 14" x 14" up to 26" x 26". Each pillow is printed on both sides (same image) and includes a concealed zipper and removable insert (if selected) for easy cleaning.

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Really like this painting. Well done!

Wow! A superb acrylic on canvas painting. So inspiring, Michael. Liked

A beautiful painting of this handsome man, Michael, and your story of him is delightful! Hope all is well with you! L/F

Thanks so much, Alfred and Irina, for your great comments on this work.

Beautiful! F/L

Great figurative artwork Michael ...!! L/F

sexy !

Wow! I am so pleased that Blue Grotto Boatman was selected to be featured on the home page of the Premium FAA Artists group!

I am so very honored that Blue Grotto Boat Man was selected to be featured on the home page of the American Style Impressionism group!

Thanks so much, Arlene, John and Darrell, for your comments on this painting!

This is well done.

Congratulations on being featured in the Fine Art America Group "Images That Excite You!"

A wonderful painting, colours and figure, Michael.

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December 9th, 2018

What’s not to love about a fresh take on Christmas pillows!

December 7th, 2018

Love, Love, Love!!!!!!!!

December 7th, 2018

Outstanding quality and excellent printing of image. Looking at it now while listening to Mahler sublime 4th Symphony

December 6th, 2018

I love the super soft texture and color quality!

December 4th, 2018

It turned out absolutely amazing. The quality is so much better than I expected. Delivered overnight after being shipped and it’s exaxtly how I customized it. Amazing! Boyfriend loves it!

December 4th, 2018

love pillow, should have gotten the16x16. Also the Freedom tower shows well, which is the main reason to buy it,Thanks

Artist's Description

This is a portrait of a Boat Man who used to take people to and from the Blue Grotto in Capri, Italy I had snapped a photo of him in 1981 on my first trip to Europe. I was so impressed by his bravado as he vied for position with the other boat loads of tourists to be the first boat to enter the Blue Grotto to see the beautiful azure light reflections in the cave-like opening that have delighted people since the Roman times. He, of course, won the verbal battle of verbal sparring and I wanted to show his air of confidence and masculinity that was forever etched in my memory. A few years ago I did a sketch painting of him and uploaded it to Fine Art America. This was seen by a woman in Scotland, who identified the Boat Man as her brother, Genarro Cacace, who has passed on a few years ago, She was delighted to see him come back to life in the work that I had done, and, now after several revisions, the original painting is on its way back to the family who loved him and will be part o...

About Michael Durst

About the Artist Dr Michael Durst: According to the Ico Gallery in New Yorks Chelsea district, Dr. Michael Durst is an American artist, who loves to paint the beauty of Cape Town, South Africa as well as the citiscapes of Chicago. As a psychologist, Dr. Dusts paintings create not only beauty for the beholder, but also a state of relaxation and healing. His work combines realism with impressionism, evoking an emotional link to the heart-thus the name: Heartscapes. His exhibitions in New York, Cape Town, the Netherlands and India have received rave reviews and gained Dr. Durst international renown. Dr. Durst loves to paint the beauty of Cape Town--especially the Waterfront, Table Mountain, ocean views, spring flowers, and the...

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