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...
If anyone is looking for available work, Snyderman-Works Gallery in Philadelphia has a couple, please contact them. Otherwise, by next month I should have a some white trash and I will post here as soon as I do. Or email me at email@example.com and let me know you're interested and I can let you know when I have some. Thanks for looking!
Rawlin was a lawyer and politician, president/governor of South Carolina. I also know Lowndes Grove exists currently as a very nice old mansion on the Ashley River in Charleston which belonged to his son, where I have been to a few good oyster roasts. Painting complete 2013. Available. Contact Snyderman-Works Gallery.
Lately, I have been using the Library Company of Philadelphia for sourcing portraits of people as it is a consistent challenge to find them. They have excellent archives, online but often they don't know the names associated with the images. Such is the case here. Completed, 2014. Unavailable.
Drayton was an Army Brigadier-General, a planter and was active in the development of the railroad in South Carolina and Georgia. Drayton Hall is a much visited plantation in Charleston, SC, kept intact by seven generations of the family. Complete 2014. Sold.