From the web: “Mary Pratt, Realist Painter of Household Scenes, Dies at 83”

Fifty years ago, Mary Pratt was mopping the floor of her family’s isolated cottage in rural Newfoundland when she was taken by the sight of the sunlight on an unmade bed and its red blanket. Until her death at 83 on Aug. 14 at her home in St. John’s Newfoundland, Ms.

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