Jules Arthur’s Celebration of the Unsung

Jules Arthur successfully combines painting and sculpting using a fresh, personal interpretation of historic and sociocultural insights. He achieves this by uniting thoughtful nostalgic portraiture with singular ornamental craftsmanship.

Jules Arthur | Bahia Belle | Portrait painted in oil on wood panel. Wood and metal constructed box frame, brass hardware, gold leaf frame, cloth fabric, antique tailor scissors, stained wood | 23 ½ x 40 x 4 inches or 59 ½ x 101 ½ x 10 cm
Jules Arthur | Natchez Belle | Portrait painted in oil on wood panel. Constructed wooden box frame, fabric, peacock feathers, 23k gold leaf lettering and oval frame, brass hardware, vintage bespoke tailor shears | 31 x 53 x 4 inches or 78 ¾ x 134 ½ x 10 cm
Jules Arthur | Havana’s Finest | Portrait painted in oil on wood panel. Constructed wooden box frame, fabric, leather, 23k gold leaf lettering, brass hardware, authentic humidor, cigars purchased in Havana, Cuba | 60 x 41 x 4 inches or 152 ½ x 104 x 10 cm
Jules Arthur | Azúcar de la Havana | Portrait painted in oil on wood panel. Constructed wooden box frame, fabric, leather, 23k gold leaf lettering, brass hardware, vintage bespoke tailor shears, thread spoils | 39 x 56 x 4 inches or 99 x 142 ¼ x 10 cm
Jules Arthur | American Roots Music | Portrait painted in oil on wood panel. Constructed wooden box frame, fabric, leather, 23k gold leaf lettering, brass hardware, vintage trumpet | 42 x 65 x 6 inches or 106 ½ x 165 x 15 ¼ cm

Artist painting contemporary realist still lifes. Author of Painting in Acrylics. Loves writing about art, artists & exhibitions. Visit www.art-lorena.com.