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Beacon of Hope

Beacon of Hope is a product of imagination and an allegory of faith. A small boat, barely visible on the horizon, rides heavy seas that surge and crash onto a rocky coast; the lighthouse beacon is its sole guide. The keeper’s house is a safe haven against all storms.

The Beacon of Hope celebrates not only the longing for salvation, but the power of art to express that aspiration. A painting is not a literal portrait, but instead a product of my artistic imagination, containing the elements of an allegory of faith.

  • Beacon of Hope is the first painting in Thomas Kinkade’s new series, Seaside Memories.
  • Beacon of Hope combines Thom’s imagination and his faith in one beautiful seascape scene. The lighthouse stands as the sole guide to passing ships against the rough seas that surge and crash onto the rocky coast.
  • Two crosses appear in Beacon of Hope – the first is found with the sailboat making a cross figure, and the lighthouse hosts the second cross high atop the beaming tower.
Title Beacon of Hope
Published March 1994
Collection Seaside Memories I

Image Size

18" x 27"

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