Thomas Kinkade, known as The Painter of Light', has become one of the most avidly collected, financially successful and controversial painters in history. His paintings are embraced by thousands of faithful collectors and criticised by others for their idyllic scenes, which romanticise and illuminate a fantasy life on earth. From credit cards to entire Kinkade homes, his signature art has been championed by the silent majority of Americans. This volume commemorates his first museum show.'
The "sixteenth Christmas novel set in Thomas Kinkade's beloved town of Cape Light. The holiday season finds one treasured relationship about to be torn apart...while another is just coming together."--
This inspiring collection of paintings by Thomas Kinkade captures the spirit of romance. Twenty images evoke peaceful reflections of weekends in the country or cozy evenings at home. Choice literary quotations enhance the visual scenes.
As the spirit of the season is spreading through the rustic seaside hamlet of Cape Light, town mayor Emily recieves an unexpected and precious Christmas gift: a baby girl tucked away in a decorative cradle set up outside the church, with a note begging whoever discovers the child to take care of her. Emily is granted temporary custody - and realizes that if the mother is not found, she desperately wants to keep baby Jane as her own. Now, in the midst of the year's most joyous season, Emily must come to terms with her duty to her own family, her own feelings of regret and loss - and what her heart truly desires.
Celebrate a loved one's birthday with this extraordinary Little Book by Thomas Kinkade, "The Painter of Light¿." These words and paintings illustrate the sacredness of life and remind us to give thanks for the blessings another year will bring.
New York Times bestselling authors Thomas Kinkade and Katherine Spencer take a nostalgic journey into the Cape Light of Christmas past... As Cape Light dwellers get ready to deck the halls for a Christmas to remember, curmudgeonly Lillian Warwick is confined to bed, injured after a nasty fall. Cared for by her daughters, Emily and Jessica, she lets her thoughts drift back to the holiday season of 1955, when she first met Oliver Warwick, the dashing man who would become her husband. Recounting those romantic early days, she is reminded of a time when she had much to be grateful for-and recognizes the mistakes she's made since. And to cap off this life-altering season, there just might be a winter wedding on the horizon.
Witness nature's seasons in the luminous artistry of Thomas Kinkade. From winter's majestic light to spring's radiant beams to the lazy warmth of summer rays, creation's annual unveiling is yours in 20 brilliant paintings.