Saturday, January 31, 2015

Behind the Scenes with Alexia Sinclair | The Art of Saving a Life

Join Alexia as she discusses her artistic process, and her thoughts on the symbolism throughout this vibrant image. Set in an 18th century English doctor’s surgery, the stunning portrait features Dr. Edward Jenner inoculating James Phipps, the first person to receive the smallpox vaccine. Dr. Jenner’s pioneering work in the late 18th century led to the eradication of smallpox in 1980. 

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