This is a series begun in 2004 while living in Charleston, SC. My friend, a womens history professor, got me thinking about historical biases and I began to consider the fallacies that lay before me. What"s up with those people painted on ivory...
Thursday, January 2, 2014
The original is from the Rosenbach Museum's collection. Sometimes they had info on the painter of their miniatures but rarely knew much about the sitters as was the case here. So I named him Arthur.