Melanie Enthroned

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(The painting photographed at an angle)

Melanie In Repose, c. 2005, tempera on panel.  George A. (known as Frolic) Weymouth,   1936 – 2016, American.  Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.

 

Frolic Weymouth, an exceptionally fortunate man, a member of the du Pont family, a close friend of the Pennsylvanian Wyeth family of artists,  an artist of no small skill himself,  a man who lived amidst magnificent farming and natural country in south-east Pennsylvania not far from its border with Delaware, a conservationist who left large gifts in this area, who also served the arts, also owned Melanie.

Of whom he painted this magnificent portrait.

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