Fruitlands Museum: Inhabiting Folk Portraits review in Delicious Line by Stace Brandt!
Extrapolating from glinting eyes and smirking lips, Candice Smith Corby invents the perspectives of sitters from the Fruitlands Museum's collection of 19th-century middle-class portraiture. The portraits, though compelling, are no Sargents. Painted in "plain style" by itinerant artists who were paid by the hour, the sitters' and artists' identities are often little-known…. click the link below for the full review.