Pre-Raphaelite Project

During the summer of 2008, Maud Taber-Thomas had a research fellowship from Bowdoin College to study the philosophy and painting techniques of the Pre-Raphaelites. The project inspired her to do a series of paintings that explore Pre-Raphaelite ideas.

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Damsel with a Dulcimer

8″ x 10″

Oil on Panel

2009

A damsel with a dulcimer
In a vision once I saw:
It was an Abyssinian maid,
And on her dulcimer she played,
Singing of Mount Abora.

-Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Kubla Khan


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Dorian Gray II: The Senses and the Soul

30″ x 40″

Oil on Canvas

2008

“Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.”

The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde

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Dorian Gray I

8″ x 10″

Oil on Panel

2008

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Lilies of the Field: Forrest

8″ x 10″

Oil on Panel

2008

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Lilies of the Field: Jonathan

10″ x 14″

Oil on Panel

2008

Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin:
and yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory
was not arrayed like one of these.

-Matthew 6:28-29

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