Tag Archives: Painting

1939: Revolt

Hale Woodruff’s murals commemorating the revolt on the Spanish slave ship Amistad were installed in Talladega College’s Savery Library in 1939, the centennial of the uprising. The first mural depicts the moment when, on or about July 1, 1839, kidnapped … Continue reading

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1639: Thoughts

From a letter written by James Howell, 17 March 1639: Having got into a close field, I cast my face upward, and…began to contemplate as I was in this posture the vast magnitude of the universe and what proportion this … Continue reading

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1918: Munitions Girls

Stanhope Forbes: The Munitions Girls (1918)

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1900: Triptych

Constantin Meunier: Mine Triptych (Descent, Calvary, Ascent) (c. 1900)

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1885: Foundry

P. S. Krøyer: The Iron Foundry, Burmeister and Wain (1885)

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1957: South to Southwesterly Winds Tomorrow

Kay Sage: South to Southwesterly Winds Tomorrow (1957)

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1953: And Then We Saw the Daughter of the Minotaur

Leonora Carrington: And Then We Saw the Daughter of the Minotaur (1953)

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