The Terra Foundation of American Art generously supported a project the Mead curators have been contemplating for months: a new frame for Winslow Homer’s The Fisher Girl. After narrowing the selection of frames down to a few from thousands of options, a decision has been made!
The new surround, a stately ca. 1900 American picture frame, allows Homer’s subtle composition to resonate more clearly and powerfully than the more ornate Louis XV revival frame.
*Special thanks to the Terra Foundation of American Art for generous financial support and to Tracy Gill and Simeon Lagodich of Gill & Lagodich Fine Period Frames and Gilding Restoration for their terrific work on this project.