Month: January 2013

  • January 5, 2013: a favorite: Mrs. Richard Yates

    Charm, rather than authority, is what usually strikes one in American painting from the colonial period, but the work of Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828) obviously rises above that level. He painted the iconic image of George Washington, and many other portraits in the impressive English manner of that period–so impressive, indeed, and masterly, but also conventional, […]