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Civil War History & The Dallas Museum of Art: Five Boys on a Wall

Eastman Johnson is one of my favorite American 19th Century artists, and I was thrilled to see that the Dallas Museum of Art had one of his works. “Five Boys on a Wall” was created in the 1870’s and shows … Continue reading

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Reflections on Eastman Johnson’s A Ride for Liberty

Eastman Johnson is one of my favorite American artists, and many agree that one of his best works is A Ride For Liberty. Let’s take a closer look at what inspired and was reflected in the artwork…

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