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The Last Painting of Sara de Vos, by Dominic Smith

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos: A Novel - Dominic Smith

The artist at the center of The Last Painting of Sara de Vos, by Dominic Smith, is based on a real woman—Sara van Baalbergen, the first woman admitted to the Guild of St. Luke. Like her inspiration, Sara de Vos left little trace of her existence part from less than a handful of paintings. Part of this book reveals more about the artist’s life; the rest revolves around two periods in the life of an academic and art restorer. As the novel switches back and forth between the two protagonists, the narrative meditates on the genuine and the fake, honesty and deception...

 

Read the rest of my review at A Bookish Type. I received a free copy of this book from NetGalley for review consideration.