Of Kinkade’s passing, Lance Klass, Porterfield’s Fine Art Licensing says: "His work affected millions of lives, he is to be applauded and remembered for the way he brought light, beauty, safety and serenity, into so many lives. What a gift.”
Renowned and heavily licensed Thomas Kinkade, 'Painter of Light' passes unexpectedly on April 6, 2012. One of the most licensed and highly-collected artists of all time, with annual sales around the US$425 million mark.
'Garden of Calla Lilies", photo credit: SERANTONI Designs ©/2012