Charles; they were not painted by the homeowner. We still have the typewritten correspondence between the homeowner and the cabinet distributor as well as the original product catalog. I love vintage furniture and actually hate to let these beauties go, but they aren't really my style or the color pallet I decorate with.These cabinets are located roughly 2 hrs and 15 mins east of Chicago in north central Indiana. Charles Kitchen Cabinets" is in sale since Monday, September 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Cabinets & Cupboards\1900-1950". The seller is "aegurl7586" and is located in Winona Lake, Indiana. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.