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Early American Portraiture -- From Folk Art to Fine Art

posted Feb 12, 2018, 2:44 PM by Darien Historical News   [ updated Feb 23, 2018, 1:43 PM by Margaret McIntire ]
THIS PROGRAM IS CANCELED -- Stay tuned for ArtScapades program coming in May! The evolution of portraiture in early America will be the focus of “American Portraiture: From Folk Art to Fine Art,” on Sunday, February 25 at 3 p.m. The lecture will be presented by ArtScapades, an art lecture series presented by New Canaan residents Robin Hoffman and Jodi Stiffelman.

Starting with Ammi Phillips, an itinerant painter who worked for over five decades in Connecticut and Massachusetts, Hoffman and Stiffelman will discuss the artists who defined early portraiture and on the transition to fine art portraiture with painters like John Singleton Copley and Gilbert Stuart. P

lease call 203.655-9233 to register or click here to register online.

The cost of the program is $5 for members, $20 for non-members and $30 for non-members and a guest.