Top Ten Best Sellers 2019
Top 10 Best Selling Art 2019
We at Frametowall are sad that 2019 has almost come to an end. We are however very excited to bring you this collection of top 10 selling art pieces. Chosen by our customers this eclectic collection has something for everyone. Whether it's the adorable Three Black Cats by Maud Lewis, the impressive Earthrise Apollo 8 Photograph print or the thought provoking Three Worlds by M.C. Escher you are sure to find a piece here you will love. This top 10 list of art has great conversation starters to hang on your walls.
Top selling piece of 2019. Blown Away by Steve Steignman, began as ad in Rolling Stone Magazine for a company called Maxwell back in 1980. Due to its popularity it was made into multiple television spots in 1981.
View of the World from 9th Avenue
Coming in at #2 View of the World from 9th Avenue is a 1976 illustration that served as the cover for the March 29th edition of the New Yorker. This iconic piece of art presents the view from Manhattan of the rest of the world displaying Manhattan as the center of the world.
One Iron (Ben Hogan)
Our 3rd best seller features golfer Ben Hogan right as he hit what is called the 1-iron shot for the ages. Hogan is looking down the fairway of the 18th hole at Merion. This shot led to a two-putt par that landed Hogan in an 18-hole playoff, which he won the next day.
It's really no surprise that Escher is in our top 10. His artwork is unique and thought provoking. Three Worlds refers to three visible perspectives. The surface of the water dotted with leaves. The world above the surface which you can see in the water's reflection, and the fish seen swimming below the surface.
Three Black Cats
Seated in a bed of colorful flowers are three, adorable, wide eyed black cats. This bright and bold piece by Maud Lewis comes in at number 5 on our best selling list of 2019. Maud Lewis was a Canadian folk artist, her subjects were often of animals or flowers. Many of her paintings are of outdoor scenes.
Tragic Prelude is a mural displayed in the Kansas State Capitol building. This piece depicts John Brown in the prelude to the Civil War. The most famous use of this image was for the album cover of Kansas (1974) the debut album of rock band Kansas.
Featuring all the details of the original, this print displays Africa as it was in the 1800s. Coming in at number 7 on our best seller list this art is sure to be appreciated by all those that love displaying historical maps on their walls.
Black Last Supper
Hulis Mavruk started professionally painting at the age of 6! It's no wonder his piece Black Last Supper is on our top 10 list. Hulis moved to the United States in the early 70's where his art consisted of African American culture and Icons such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
Earthrise Apollo 8
Earthrise is an iconic photograph snapped by Astronaut Bill Anders as the Apollo 8 spacecraft was in the process of rotating. The photo displays the Earth rising over the horizon of the moon. Apollo 8 was the first crewed mission to orbit the moon.
Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Featuring Marilyn Monroe, Humphrey Bogart, James Dean and Elvis Presley this parody of Edward Hopper's painting Nighthawks rounds out our top 10 bestsellers of 2019. This famous and widely published piece of art was actually the inspiration for the Green Day song of the same name.