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By Steve Jermanok When the actor Steve Martin first viewed a painting by Lawren Harris, he mistook it for a work by Rockwell Kent. “I thought it was the best Rockwell Kent I’ve ever seen,” says Martin, punctuated by his legendary laugh. “It was breathtaking.” That was over 20 years

Interior of Esherick house. Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC. By Deborah Hay In the bucolic countryside near Valley Forge sits a modest house in the woods. It was once the home and studio of Wharton Esherick (1887-1970), America’s foremost wood sculptor and furniture craftsman. Whether or not his name