Title: MFA Boston November? 1966
created on 24 May 17

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Comments on this picture (6):
1. chelydra wrote:
 Rembrandt was the very last of the Old Masters to appeal to me. The turning point was coming upon the Woman with Gold Chain and seeing how much more alive and conscious she was than all the other people in the room, me included.
2. chelydra wrote:
 Not that you'd know it from this ghastly rendition... I should try her again in another palette.
3. katidid wrote:
 I have looked at Rembrandt's work, this shows the gist of it, and I like this! :-) Are you from Boston? I live north of the city.
4. chelydra wrote:
 The most interesting and ill-fated branch of my family was from Boston (Charlestown, Brookline). When I start to draw well my father worried their blood would be dominant (he had studied eugenics at Yale in the 1920s). And I did spend a lot of time there,
5. chelydra wrote:
 I think you define 'gist' very generously!
6. katidid wrote:
 Eugenics, wow! I take it that your MA relatives were artists if some sort and your father did not want you to follow that path. :-)

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