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December 18, 2014
Making History: Art and Industry in the Saco River Valley
The Saco River makes its way from its source in New Hampshire’s White Mountains to Maine’s Atlantic coast. Its dramatic course through the Saco River Valley defines a region where...
Boston School Paintings: The Collection of Dr. and Mrs. James R. Taylor
When James R. Taylor (1887–1962) of Boston began acquiring paintings and decorative objects in the first quarter of the twentieth century...
Winterthur Primer: X-Radiography Examination of an Embroidered Coat of Arms
In the last half of the eighteenth century, wealthy New England schoolgirls often displayed their stitching skills by executing elaborately embroidered coats of arms.1 One such object...
Winslow Homer and the Poetics of Place
The connection between Winslow Homer (1836–1910) and the Portland Museum of Art is long-standing and intimate. Homer exhibited at the museum in his lifetime, and through the course of the twentieth...
Picasso Looks at Degas
Throughout his long and prolific career, Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) observed and absorbed the work of other artists. One artist Picasso particularly admires was...

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