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Who was the Burpee-Conant Limner?
America is filled with local history museums, town libraries, and regional art museums containing some of the finest examples of early American portraiture
The unexpected virgin
While in New York recently, Stan Mabry, a fine arts dealer, did a double take. He saw a painting that he had known of for many years, but only as the centerpiece among many works of art in a black-and-white photo of a Paris studio in the 1890s.
James E. Freeman and the painting of sentiment
November 2009 | Thoughout his half-century-long artistic career in the United States and Italy, James E. Freeman (Fig. 2) specialized in creating paintings of sentiment that sought to cross the boundaries dividing different cultures and social classes by engaging emotions, encouraging empathy, and ultimately prompting beneficence.1 Sentimentalism flourished in the antebellum period as a sort of bridge between the overt …
Summer in the Adirondacks
An upcoming exhibition at the Adirondack Museum
American Indian painting
A new exhibition at the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian