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...
Monday, January 26, 2015
Sara Goodridge (1788-1853)
This is from a self portrait. Sara was a leading miniaturist in Boston. She's now infamous for a miniature portrait of her breast, naming it "Beauty Revealed", that she had presented to a lover and that is now at the permanent collection of the Met in NY. Sold