John F. Peto: Island Heights’ trompe l’oeil painter.

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PUBLICATION: Design NJ John Frederick Peto, a 19th-century still life painter, never had a single exhibit in his lifetime. He lived quietly, he made quiet paintings and, when he died in 1907, the art world took little notice. Ironically, Peto’s obscurity has made him more accessible to art lovers today. A famous cosmopolitan painter might … Continued