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kathy harvey carron
painting left to me by my parent.
Dear Charlie, my parents were the Harvey's. One Christmas they received a very cherished gift from Brother Matthew. It was your painting named sweet William. Mom and Dad have both passes away and I have sweet william in my living room but the best part of that story is thst I bought your mothers house from her in 1977.I was kathy Brown at that time. The painting now hangs in your mothers old house. If you and your wife ever come back to Ste. GENEVIEVE I would like to extend navigation to both of you. Your mother was such a wonderful lady. Thank you for sharing your wonderful talent with so many.
Ann Carron Bradley
My name is Ann Carron Bradley. I love your work. My brother, Joe Carron bought several of your paintings. I want to learn to oil paint. Now I'm a watercolorist. Could you meet with me sometime to talk about oil painting. I live in Pevely MO, but I would be happy to drive where you are. Ann Carron Bradley
M. Charles Rhinehart
Hello I am glad to read the comments, thank you for the praise, I am well and still painting, my wife and I live at Jolly Mill, near Monett, MO.
james m wagner
We knew his mother, Lena
I lived in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. in 1976. Was a church pastor there. Lena attended our church. We became close friends and in 1977 she gave us an oil painting that was her son's creation. It was simply rocks near a shoreline with the ocean in background. We have had it all these years. Lena was a grand lady and we are grateful for the painting. Do not know it it has much value, but we love it.
M. Charles Rhinehart
My parents purchased a painting from Mr. Rhinehart while they were living in Cape Girardeau, MO. many years ago.
I recently was fortunate enough to obtain a still life of Mr. Rhineharts from my parents's estate. It is a blue vase with wild flowers in it. It has been painted on black velvet. Stunning piece of art.
Peggy McCoy Wigger
Very Old Acquaintance
Do you remember an air plane ride with Ott, Anna Mae, and myself, many, many years ago?
M. Charles Rhinehart
My parents purchased a painting from M Charles Rhinehart in about 1968.
It is beautiful and I am so grateful it came to me as part of their estate. It is a still life in colors of tourquise, orange, yellow and brown, and is absolutely luminous! I have never seen anything quite like it. One of the other contributers described Rhineharts work as a representation of etherial light and color.I cannot improve on this description.
M. Charles Rhinehart recollection
I was an undergraduate art student at Southeast Missouri State University in the early 1960s when Charles Rhinehart lived in St. Genevieve, Missouri. Many of us admired his early works, which explored a non-objective, cosmic-like representation of etherial light and color. His paintings seemed to evolve out of a unique technique for representing light and an extension of the color field painters who strongly influenced the academic art scene at that time.
I lost track of Mr. Rhinehart over the years but my brother, also an artist, who now lives in Texas, and I were talking of him and his early works just this week when we were together as a result of our father's death.
I am now within three or four year of completing a career as an arts administrator and hope to have time in the near futher to return to my studio. I'm a printmaker.
Little Rock, Arkansas
I was in Carefree AZ on and off for ten years. for five of those I had admired one of Mr. Rhineharts paintings. My father in law purchased it for us from an art gallery and we treasure it.