The Last Painting of Sara De VosLarge Print - 2016
From Library Staff
AL_PAMELAH Nov 20, 2017
Dual narratives: Sara, the first woman accepted in the Guild of Artists in Holland, 1630, and that of a woman artist who forges Sara's painting in 1950.
A dual narrative: Sara de Vos was the first female artist granted membership in the painters guild of St. Luke in 1630's Holland. Ellie Shipley, an Australian student, paints a forgery of deVos's only surviving painting in 1955. Years later, both paintings are on their way to an exhibition of D... Read More »
AL_PAMELAH Aug 16, 2016
Loved this! I was an art history major, specializing in Northern European Baroque art. The "Sara" of the title is based on several female Dutch Baroque painters. Throw in a forgery and the intertwining stories come to life.