Historic Church St. Painting by Charleston Artist Katherine M. Schneider

Still charming after almost 200 years, this historic Church St. home was a pleasure to paint today. The graceful sweep of the garden gate and stately front entrance brightly lit by the morning sun made a "very Charleston" scene.

I was told the fragrant jasmine vine surrounding the front door is wonderful to see and smell when it blooms in the spring.

The timeless beauty of this historic Charleston home is a reminder of the importance of historic preservation in this and other cities. For many years, Charleston has been a leader in the United States in the fight to preserve and protect endangered historic properties.

A plein air painting of the Benjamin Phillips Catherine Jeffries House circa 1818.

"Morning Light on Church Street"
Oil on panel
11" x 14"

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Katherine M Schneider said...

To see my paintings of Historic, Colonial Era Churches in Charleston SC, please click in the "Blog Archives" (see the sidebar) for the months of April, May, June, July and October.

Various posts show paintings of the French Huguenot Church, Stella Maris Catholic Church, The Unitarian Church, St. John's Lutheran Church, Christ Church (Old King's Road), St. Phillip's Episcopal Church, and St. Michael's.

Thanks for looking.

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