Monday, March 10, 2014

American Folk Art - Children in 1780s

The Gloucester Limner JB 1784

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 1784

The Gloucester Limner Priscilla Wharff 1784