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Samuel Finley Breese Morse

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Description: Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre and the Art of Invention
IN NOVEMBER 1829, Samuel F. B. Morse (fig. 1) boarded a ship bound for London, the first stop on what would become a nearly three-year tour of England, Italy, and France. He was at the height of his artistic powers. Still reeling from the premature death of his beloved wife, Lucretia Pickering Walker Morse, as...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.15-29