Thomas Kinkade Paintings

Thomas Kinkade Paintings

'Painter of Light' artist THOMAS KINKADE, 54, known for his scenes of cottages, country gardens and churches in dewy morning light, died at his home in Los Gatos of what appeared to be natural causes.

Thomas Kinkade, Painter of light, at Broadway Main Street Cotswolds in Worcestershire England.

Denice Gould, an employee of the Thomas Kinkade Gallery in Kinkades boyhood hometown of Placerville, Calif., moves one of the artist works Monday, April 9, 2012.  Kinkade, 54, the self-described "Painter of Light," passed away Friday of apparent natural causes at his home in Los Gatos, Calif.

This undated photo provided by The Thomas Kinkade Company via PR Newswire shows Thomas Kinkade's New Studio Masterwork, "Indy Excitement, 100 Years of Racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway." Kinkade, whose brushwork paintings of idyllic landscapes, cottages and churches have been big sellers for dealers across the United States, died Friday, April 6, 2012, a family spokesman said.

This undated photo provided by The Thomas Kinkade Company via PR Newswire shows "Christmas in New York" by Thomas Kinkade. Kinkade, whose brushwork paintings of idyllic landscapes, cottages and churches have been big sellers for dealers across the United States, died Friday, April 6, 2012, a family spokesman said.

In this Sept. 22, 2006 file photo, artist Thomas Kinkade works on a study of Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. Kinkade, whose brushwork paintings of idyllic landscapes, cottages and churches have been big sellers for dealers across the United States, died Friday, April 6, 2012, a family spokesman said.

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