Art can portray the world's most complex subjects: the passion of love, the horrors of war, and the despair of fruit waiting to be eaten. Hold a mirror to nature with today’s Groupon to J.J. Gillespie Gallery in McMurray. Choose between the following options:
- For $40, you get $110 worth of custom framing.
- For $39, you get an oil-painting appraisal (a $90 value).
The meticulous craftspeople at J.J. Gillespie Gallery, which was founded in 1832, draw on decades of experience to appraise and refurbish treasured works of art. During the oil-painting appraisal, a knowledgeable art expert will inspect oil-based works to determine value, granting the owner a certificate that can be used for insurance purposes in case the painting gets stolen, damaged by a fire, or lost in a museum. Alternatively, J.J. Gillespie Gallery provides homes for stray artwork or memorabilia with custom framing services by a master framer with 25 years of experience. All works of art find luxuriously framed homes within one week. Although prices will vary from project to project, clients can commemorate great moments in sports with football-jersey framing ($249+), or great moments in the life of Betsy Ross with 8”x10” needlepoint framing ($65+).
J.J. Gillespie Gallery
Established in 1832, J.J. Gillespie Gallery furnishes its walls with a wide range of art from American and international artists. In an attached workshop, a master framer meticulously preserves keepsakes inside custom wood or metal frames. The gallery also hosts an onsite art expert, who can appraise oil-based works or clean and restore them to their former luster.