We're a high-quality Art and Framing
Gallery established in 1979 to bring the very finest art to
discerning collectors at affordable prices. For the cost of a
limited edition print, you can now own an original oil painting
on canvas, with all the richly textured depth and intensity of
color and light that only genuine oil paints on canvas offer.
Our Museum Classic Original Oils in exquisite frames have
attracted an international clientele including Art and Antique
Dealers, other Galleries, Interior Design firms and Corporate as
well as Private Collectors worldwide. This site is part of our
mission to make available the works of the masters to a wider
audience unhampered by geography.
Museum Classic Original Oils are
hand-painted re-creations of the works of the masters. They are
not mechanical reproductions such as prints, lithographs or
giclees. In a time-honored tradition, our own Master Artists
paint Museum Classic Original Oils completely by hand. They
begin with a blank canvas and use the same genuine oil paints as
the masters used when they originally created their beautiful
paintings, and with the same timeless quality.
Yes. We have a wide selection of
paintings in stock, or you can custom-order any image in any
size you want, always with the security of our money-back
guarantee. For custom orders, our Master Artists will work from
any color copy with which you supply us to create a beautiful
hand-painted canvas that you will treasure for years to come.
No, in addition to these our
International Master Artists often create other original
artworks in the style and quality of major artists from their
own inspiration. At other times we receive Classic paintings
with no source authentication. Our paintings are categorized
according to the artist or school of painting they most
Yes, we have TWO retail locations in
California, and invite you to stop in to view our fine selection
of artwork and frames:
Peter's Gallery/Museum Classics
1812 Newport Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA
Peter's Gallery/Museum Classics
22421 Antonio Parkway
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Yes. If for ANY reason you are not
pleased with your painting, simply return it within 7 days in
its original condition and packing materials. We will refund the
full amount of your purchase price, less shipping and handling.
You are responsible for return shipping costs.
Paintings ordered from our current
inventory will be shipped immediately upon confirmation of
Custom-ordered paintings generally arrive within 12 weeks. The
artist must carefully create your painting by hand and the
paints must be allowed to dry before it can be shipped. The
drying process can take up to several weeks. You will rest
assured, however, because we will confirm your order and remain
in contact with you regarding the status and delivery time of
The importance of a high-quality
frame that is in harmony with your artwork cannot be
underestimated. A frame should highlight the beauty of the art
as well as enhancing the decor of the room in which the art will
be displayed. Our website allows you to view artworks "virtually
framed" in a variety of different styles.
We offer a classic assortment of museum-standard frames
recognized for their beauty and versatility as well as custom
framing. Our extensive line of museum-standard frames include
Louis XIII, Louis XV, Baroque, Spanish, Dutch, English, Asian
and American, from antique replicas to contemporary. Experienced
craftsmen finish many styles of our frames with genuine 22K gold
leaf in the traditional process employed by the guilds of the
Your Museum Classic Original Oil
will be shipped via UPS or a trucking company experienced in
handling Fine Art. We deliver anywhere in the United States and
abroad. Shipping and handling costs are not included in the cost
of the painting.
Copyrights have specific regulations
and timelines. Generally a work of art becomes public domain
within 50-70 years after the death of the artist, depending on
the country. Artworks by more recent artists must include a
minimum of 7 changes to the image. We do not wish to infringe on
any copyrights, and do everything possible to avoid it. If you
are aware of any inadvertent error on our part, we ask that you
contact us immediately.
You can choose to order online from
this site, or by fax, mail or phone.
Ordering online is safe and secure from this site. Simply click
on any image, select the size and frame and proceed to checkout.
You will be guided with prompts at each step along the way, and
can revise or cancel your order at any stage in the process.
To order by fax, simply download our fax form and send it to us.
The fax form or a copy of its information can also be sent to us
by regular mail.
If you prefer to order by phone, simply call our toll-free
number and place your order directly with one of our
For our secure online ordering we
accept MasterCard, Visa and American Express. For mail or fax
orders we accept personal checks and Money. Feel free to call us
with any questions or email us by clicking this link.