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Portrait of the artist as an older lady

It’s all about process: Painter shows off her progress on the canvas

LOTS OF FAMOUS people have turned to painting in their later years: Ringo Starr, Jim Carrey, George W. Bush. So it’s not unusual that Nell Painter, an accomplished historian and Princeton professor with six books and

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