There is a lyrical quality that we love about the portraits of the Prior / Hamblin School- rich, dark clothing create graceful counterpoints to bright, rosy faces rendered in an almost abstract economy- lyrical and simple, these portraits prove "les is more".
1. Sturtevant J Hamblin family via It's About Time
2. Prior / Hamblin School via Skinner
3. Portrait attributed to WM Prior via Old Hope Antiques
4. Prior / Hamblin School via Skinner
5. Attributed to William W. Kennedy, sold at Skinner