early American painting

Curator's Corner

The Peale Women

Monday, January 25, 2016 | Karl Cole

The name “Peale” is synonymous with the First Family of American painting. The painters of the Peale family were the first “dynasty” of American art, and what a dynasty! They e ...

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Curator's Corner

A Still Life Pioneer

Thursday, November 17, 2011 | Karl Cole

Well, we’re coming up on Thanksgiving and I want to express my thanks for many aspects of the arts. One thing I’m totally thankful for is the rich history of American art. I may not always ...

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Curator's Corner

Miniature Portraits

Monday, April 27, 2009 | Karl Cole

Lynn Babineau is a marvelous artist who works at Davis Publications. As a painter, one of her specialties that I admire most is as a miniaturist. Before photography, miniature portraits, usually paint ...

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