Beach Artist Expected $400 for Painting and Wound Up with Half a Million

By ROBERTA T. VOWELL, The Virginian-Pilot © December 5, 2006 The artist calls it “The Little Painting That Could.” It’s just 8-by-12, a bit larger than the biggest photo in your kid’s school picture packet. It portrays a figure poised to dive into a mountain lake. Louis Jones, a Virginia Beach artist, painted it in […]