Saturday, February 5, 2011

1784 Children in the Early Republic

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The Gloucester Limner JB
In nearby Baltimore, Jill and Austin Fine collected folk art for decades. One of the most endearing pieces they collected was JB by an artist dubbed the Gloucester Limner. Two other examples of his work exist at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York.

The Gloucester Limner John Wharff
The Gloucester Limner Priscilla Wharff.