“Near the Window Reading.” Dennis Perrin. Oil painting. Perrin studied at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Art, where he won the 1984 Landscape Painting Award. Perrin follows the great tradition of the Boston School of Painting of Edmund Tarbell, Frank Benson and John Singer Sargent. By marrying sound academic principles of drawing and design with brilliant color and dazzling light, Perrin creates beautiful and memorable images.