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Detail of a painting by Thomas McIlworth

Special Installation: Framing Colonial Albany

April 12, 2008 - July 6, 2008

Working in conjunction with conservators from the Williamstown Art Conservation Center, this year's Lenett Fellow, Katherine Alcauskas, researched an eighteenth-century portrait of a member of one of Albany's founding families—the Van Rensselaers. Exploring the artist, itinerant painter Thomas McIlworth, the painting, and its elaborate frame, this presentation will highlight the findings of this yearlong project.

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