Framing Paintings — Paintings
How To Frame A Dark Painting
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This is a short "before and after" video showing how David Friedman frames a very dark painting with an affordable frame that complements the art. Video Explaining How To Frame A Dark Painting David Friedman is the third generation owner of Susquehanna Antique Company. The company was founded in 1913 by his grandfather. Named after the Susquehanna River in the region it was founded, the company was passed down to the current owner's father. David's father moved the company to beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. David was born in Asheville and was raised in the store outside of his school time. He eventually...
How To Choose a Picture Frame
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Making the correct framing choice for paintings is especially important. The frame becomes a more prominent component as there is no mat to separate the frame from the artwork, and often the frame will be quite wide. Not only should the style and finish be carefully considered but the period style in the case of older paintings is also an important aspect. The Significance of the Frame Visitors to an art museum or gallery may never realize how important a frame is to their enjoyment of a work of art. Not only do frames protect and support artwork, but their...
How To Increase The Value of Your Art
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We at Susquehanna Antique Company are always looking for period frames for our clients that enhance the value of their art collections or paintings. We specialize in custom framing to complement the clients art or art collection. We consider many criteria when framing your art. To explain a few, the following are insights from several experts: "Period/Date: Matching a frame to the time period in which the artwork was created is a great way to contextualize both painting and frame. French frames from the 18th century were heavily ornamental, detailed, and, to put it mildly, super fancy. But dates are only the...