Rose Misanchuk
Blue Boy and Pinkie

Rose Misanchuk (Canadian, b. 1956)
Blue Boy and Pinkie 1998
17.75 x 7.6 x 5.4″ (Blue Boy)
Kamm Collection 1998.14.1-2
Photo: Tony Cunha

Rose Misanchuk modeled this pair of ceramic figures after two 18th-century portraits by British painters. The Blue Boy is a famous painting by Thomas Gainsborough. It hangs in the same gallery with Pinkie by Thomas Lawrence at the Huntington Museum in San Marino, California.