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...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Rosalba Peale (1799-1874)
The original was painted by Anna Claypoole Peale of her younger cousin, Rosalba. Rosalba was named after a Venetian miniaturist, emphasizing the Peale's faith in the continuity of both the art and the family. This painting was completed in November 2012 and is now sold.