Custom Frames

The Pennsylvania Art Conservatory offers hand carved gold leaf custom frames and the expertise to help you determine the best choices for your artwork.  Proper framing can enhance the look and value of your art, and can also help preserve and protect your paintings and works on paper for future generations to enjoy.

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Vanett pair framed

 

This pair of lovely romantic scenes are set off with a pair of simple gilded scoop frames, complete with leaf corner and a heavily antiqued patina.

 

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A black combed gesso frame with white gold lip works well on the Bull by George Constant.

 

 

 

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Lynn Hughson’s Brooklyn Bridge got the architectural treatment with a Newcomb-Macklin style frame designed by Stanford White.

 

 

 

This Dutch Wharf scene by Lambertus Hardenburg
called for a dark and angular Dutch frame with a
small gold lip.

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Large paintings are frequently framed in narrow frames that do not balance the visual weight of the painting. This floral needed a strong gold frame that was simple in profile but had some interest in the form of carving along the sides and in the corners.