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These seven trompe l'oeil figures were created, with oil on dummyboard, to surprise and delight Kenmore's visitors. A vital part of the new exhibit, Built to Last: Building and Preserving Kenmore, the figures introduce the public to the "real people," the patrons and the craftsmen, who built the house over 200 years ago.


Betty and Fielding Lewis
life size, oil on dummyboard

The Painter
life size, oil on dummyboard

Hamilton - Woodworker
life size, oil on dummyboard

Jaram - Contractor
life size, oil on dummyboard

Pompey - Blacksmith
life size, oil on dummyboard

Conversation Piece
54" x 66", oil on canvas

 



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