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The Democratization of American Art: Horatio Greenough's George Washington and the Era of the Common Man
Considering that Greenough’s Washington represents the first federal commission granted to an American sculptor, art historical literature on this sculpture is surprisingly limited. The leading scholar on Greenough and his ...
At the Forefront of Feminism: William Merritt Chase and the American New Woman
Chase married Alice Gerson, whose father managed a large lithography firm, in 1886. She proved to be an inspiration for Chase throughout the rest of his life and frequently appears in his work. While other artists painted ...