I received an exciting email, from one of the foremost experts on Gilbert Stuart. Dorinda Evans published an exemplary work on the master portrait artist in 1999 "The Genius of Gilbert Stuart". Over the last years she has been working on an in-depth analysis with new provocative thoughts about Stuart, and it is now published! Congratulations!Her note to me:
I responded (with also exciting news):
Lovely, thank you!
UPDATE-- my article is only a "biography" and therefore, according to the editor and I quote: "Unfortunately we’re not able to put this on the cover because it’s not the lead article. It would be extremely rare for us to include a biography as a cover story, unless it tied in with one of the Museum’s exhibits. I’m pleased to include the article in this issue, though, as I think it’s an interesting piece on a person most of our readership will be unfamiliar with. Also, I think I mentioned I used to live in one of the Meeker houses in NJ, so it’s fun for me on a personal level."
Well, I'll find a magazine soon enough...where my guy can be on the cover!
If any of my readers have an idea for an appropriate publication, ie the ARTS and so on, please write!