Close-up detail of a Pappy Van Winkle portrait on a bourbon bottle in a hybrid fluid realism painting.
Hyper-realistic painting detail of Pappy Van Winkle's 23-year-old bourbon bottle against a fiery backdrop.
"Detail of a whiskey glass with a rich amber liquid and ice cube, painted in a hybrid fluid realism style.

Sips of Time: Pappy’s Amber Glow


“Whiskey Art: Every Stroke a Story of Bourbon Heritage”

Dive into the richness of bourbon tradition with ‘Sips of Time: Pappy’s Amber Glow’, a detailed painting by Monica Marquez Gatica’s that intertwines the rich heritage of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon with the vibrant intricacies of hybrid fluid realism on a grand 48″x60″ canvas. This visual homage to Kentucky’s finest is a symphony of light and legacy, a must-have for connoisseurs of distinguished art and spirits.


Large-scale hyper-realistic painting of a Pappy Van Winkle 23-year-old bourbon bottle and glass by Monica Marquez Gatica
Original. Signed with Certificate
Limited Reproduction (-$5,000)
48 x 60 (+$0)
30 x 40 (+$450)
Limited Premium Canvas Giclée.
There is only one size, and it is a limited quantity canvas reproductions. (Series Total of 50). Each is signed, and numbered (1-50) by Monica. Key features you want, include:

1.25 Thick”: Giving your artwork a bold depth & a standout look.
Durable Finish: Comes with a finished backing, protective corner bumpers, and sturdy metal screw fasteners.
Latex Printing: Vibrant and long-lasting.
Solid Supported Face: Guarantees against sagging or warping. Your canvas stays as tight and flat as the day it arrives.
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“Sips of Time: Pappy’s Amber Glow” is a captivating original painting by Monica Marquez Gatica, rendered on an expansive 48″x 60″ canvas that invites viewers into an intimate moment of reflection and heritage. The art piece is a celebration of the revered Pappy Van Winkle bourbon, presented in Monica’s signature “hybrid fluid realism” style, a mesmerizing fusion of fluid artistry and photorealistic detail.

In the foreground, a robustly shaped whiskey glass catches the warm light, cradling a solitary ice cube that seems to glimmer with stories untold. The whiskey’s rich amber hue radiates warmth and depth, hinting at the complex timeless flavors born from years of careful aging. Behind the glass, the Pappy Van Winkle bottle stands tall, its label a testament to tradition and quality, serving not just as a container but as a sentinel of time and craft.

Monica’s brushwork is meticulous, capturing the play of light on glass and liquid with a realism that is almost tangible. The fiery backdrop, a gradient of sunset oranges and deep reds, suggests the end of a day or perhaps the culmination of decades, as the “23 Year Old” label proudly declares. It’s a scene that is at once a still life and a narrative, a paused conversation between the viewer and the venerable spirit of Pappy Van Winkle. This painting isn’t just seen; it’s experienced as a sensory journey through the essence of time-honored bourbon-making.