Monday, October 24, 2011

Prior- Hamblin (and School of)

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

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