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Final Portrait Commission Contract

This is the final contract between the "client"   ____________________ located at:

Street: __________________________ City: _____________________

State: _______________ Zip: ____________ Phone: _______________

and Peggy Flanders the "Artist". This final contract replaces and supersedes the preliminary contract number ________________ with a contract date of ____________________  between the client and the artist.

Client wishes to commission the artist to create an artistic portrait of
_____________________________ the "subject". Model release form has been signed by the subject.  By entering this contract the client acknowledges that they have reviewed other portraits of the artist and is familiar with the artist style and wishes to have a fine art portrait of the subject completed by the artist in oils or pastels. Examples of the artist work can be seen on the Internet at peggyflanders.com.

Client: ___________________________________________________

Subject: __________________________________________________

Medium: Oil ____ Pastel ____

Brief Description: Head ___, Bust ____, Three Quarter ____, Full ____



Back Ground: Minimal ____, Detail ____, if detail explain:




Additional Subjects define: ____________________________________


Price of commission portrait $___________________ plus travel and shipping if required. Price does not include framing.

Client has made a non-refundable deposit of $100.  Photo session for the portrait is to be  conducted on ____________________.  At the conclusion of the photo session an additional payment of $__________ plus travel expenses is due.

After the artist has reviewed the photos and after discussion with the client a final pose and general design of portrait are agreed to and the preliminary sketch is started. After the preliminary sketch is completed the client reviews it. After the drawing has been approved the second payment of  $_________ is due and the final painting will be started. All sketches and preliminary drawings and paintings remain the property of the artist.

The final painting is usually completed within three months after it is started. Upon completion it is reviewed by the client and delivered to them upon approval. Final payment of $ ____________ and any travel or shipping costs are due at this time.

Fees are only for the original artwork and do not include copyrights or reproduction rights, which remain with the artist.


Original Pastels Created by Peggy Flanders are NOT to have fixative or sealers applied for they will modify and distort the work in a manner that would prejudice the Artist reputation and is protected by copyright laws. Works should be framed in a manner to prevent the pastel from contacting the protective glass (i.e. using mats or spacers). If not framed in this manner the work will ultimately be mutilated or modified.

Copyright Issues

Clarification of Artist rights as protected by the Federal Copyright Act of 1976 and the Federal Visual Rights Act of 1991.

Purchase of a copyrighted artwork does not transfer the copyrights. The copyright to reproduce the works in copies, to produce derivative work based on the copyrighted image, and distribute copies is retained by the Artist. Any transfer of this copyright must be in writing expressly identifying what rights are being sold and for what purpose.

Works of art cannot be modified without the permission of the artist. Works cannot be distributed, mutilated or modified in any way that would prejudice the reputation of the Artist.



Signature: _____________________________
Date: ________________________________
Contract Date:_________________________
Contract Number: ______________________
Artist:          Peggy Flanders
Signature: ____________________________
Date: _______________________________


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