The Art of Daniel Ambrose

Hauntingly Beautiful Paintings & Inspiring Words

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One for Sorrow, Eight for a Wish

One for Sorrow, Eight for a Wish

  One for Sorrow continues the series of ten egg tempera paintings I began several years ago after the death of my Grandma Dewey. Inspired by an old English nursery rhyme, I painted them not in numerical but inspirational sequence. Each one coming when a sudden image...

Nine for a Kiss

Nine for a Kiss

  Sunday morning sun is rejuvenating after the cold rains. Palm leaves rustle overhead and the sea breeze brings a scent of flowers—brings luminous memories of faraway faces and places. I open the house to the balmy air—to purify—dispel the sleepless ghosts of...

Puppy, My Sweet Cat

Puppy, My Sweet Cat

  Puppy came as the best things do, by fortune or divine guidance. His rescuer was her then husband. Her father went to the Humane Society with him and described seeing the cat for the first time. He had just arrived. His hair matted and caked with mud. Full...

A Summer Conversation

A Summer Conversation

In early summer I took my painting, A Summer Conversation to work on at my friend Mary’s studio on Venice Island. Each day I went to the beach to make sketchbook studies of clouds and sky. Recently I delivered the finished painting to Hughes Gallery.  It was good to...


Island Pearl

Oil on Linen

30 x 40 in.

Available Hughes Gallery

Boca Grande, Florida

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