Vose Galleries announces the major exhibition, The Boston School Tradition: Truth, Beauty and Timeless Craft. This showing explores the artistic traditions championed by Boston artists and collectors around the turn of the twentieth century. Boston had long been known for its literary tradition and as a center of education – and the visual arts reached the same pinnacles. The exhibition is accompanied by a seventy page catalogue with an essay by Trevor Fairbrother, author of The Bostonians, Painters of an Elegant Age, 1870-1930, available for $25 p.p After being the first American city to embrace the radical French Barbizon style in the 1870s and 1880s, Boston’s artists continued their quest for innovative styles of painting, yet based their artistic foundation on the rigorous training and subject matter of the Dutch Masters and other Renaissance painters. Leading contemporary artists of the

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