Neil Jeffares is an independent art historian. He is the author of the Dictionary of Pastellist before 1800 (Unicorn Press) and of http://www.pastellists.com
Katharine Baetjer’s catalogue is a focused account of the museum’s 18th-century French paintings
There’s nothing insipid about the museum’s outstanding holdings in the medium
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