Tag Archives: 19th Century

1870: Afternoon by the Ocean

Alfred Thompson Bricher: Afternoon by the Ocean; 1870 is a complete guess for the date of this painting.

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1820: Thirlmere

John Glover: Thirlmere (c. 1820)

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1863: Sheep in a Boat

Rosa Bonheur: Changing Pastures (1863)

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1890: Autumn

László Mednyánszky, Slushy Road, Autumn Field at Twilight (1890s)

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1911: Autumn Leaves

From the December 9, 1911 issue of The Outlook: A number of years ago I was invited to visit a friend who lived at a large and beautiful country-seat on the Hudson. Shortly after my arrival I started, with a … Continue reading

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1882: A Singular Event

I am obliged to record in my journal of this date (April 16, 1882) a singular event which I am forced to believe because of the overwhelming evidence. Yesterday, while engaged in the trial of Richard Mandel…I was brought to … Continue reading

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1886: The Strike

Robert Koehler: The Strike (1886) The Strike spoke to issues of urgent concern on both sides of the Atlantic—issues that remain timely even today. From the painting’s debut and initial reception against a fevered background of seething ferment among industrial … Continue reading

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