Struggles many and great: James P. Ball, Robert Duncanson, and other artists of color in antebellum Cinncinati

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from The Magazine ANTIQUES, November/December 2011 | Fig. 1. The Shepherd Boy (also known as Landscape with Shepherd) by Robert S. Duncanson (1821-1872), 1852. Signed and dated “R.S. Duncanson/1852” at low­er left. Oil on canvas, 32 ½ by 48 ¼ inch­es. Metropolitan Museum of Art, gift of Hanson K. Corning by exchange.   Fig. 3. The Rainbow by Duncan­son, 1859. …