The Blue Boy

I like to have decorations and things on my walls that mean something to me. I have always liked this needle point that my great-grandmother had done and that my mom had stashed away in my closet.

On a recent trip home I took it out and decided it would have a new home in my apartment. I love that on the back it says "Finished by Honey 1975" and also has the name of the framer she used which was in Brooklyn, NY. I never really knew exactly who the boy was, but just thought it was cool. Well come to find out it is a pretty famous painting by Thomas Gainsborough in 1770 called "The Blue Boy".

Here is the original painting:

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