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Rix Mills Remembered

The Folk Artistry of Paul W. Patton

Paul Patton

196 pages
The Kent State University Press
An Ohio folk artist’s affectionate recollection of his boyhood in the Appalachian foothills Rix Mills Remembered presents 100 of the more than 500 paintings by this highly regarded folk artist. With nostalgic affection, Patton describes the scenes he painted, recalling on canvas the sorghum mill, the blacksmith shop, the school, the general store, the church, and the life he shared with his family in the 1920s and 1930s. The paintings and narratives in this collection will be a welcome celebration of the State of Ohio.