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The West Wind

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Description: Art of the United States, 1750–2000: Primary Sources
When former Union general Ulysses S. Grant was elected president on the Republican ticket in 1868, defeating the sitting Democratic candidate, Andrew Johnson, many hoped that he would be able push through the reforms of Reconstruction ...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.160-205
Description: Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light
In late September 1903, Winslow Homer welcomed John Beatty, the director of Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Institute, to his home and studio in Prout’s Neck, Maine. While there, Beatty noticed a tattered book on color theory. Beatty asked Homer if he found the work to be of value, and the artist replied, “It is my Bible.” …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.199-205

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