Monday, June 6, 2016

Landscape: Duncanson

Robert Scott Duncanson, "The Quarry," circa 1855-63. From: Duncanson (1821-1872) was an African-American artist, a "free colored person" of the Ohio River valley who was esteemed as an painter in both the U.S. and Canada. Although his paintings did not overtly touch upon racial issues, he was active in anti-slavery societies and associated with abolitionists.

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