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"A couple years ago, Emily Henderson popularized sourcing strangers’ portraits from thrift shops and flea markets. It revived portraiture, which had fallen out of favor since Edith Wharton’s heyday."

"In 2017, we predict that family portraits will make a comeback. Many painters trained in contemporary techniques are offering commissioned portraits as a source of supplemental income. The trend even seems to be moving to other mediums, like cross-stitched family portraits available on Etsy."