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Amon Carter Reveals Caves by Duncanson, 19th Century African American Artist

caves 2 copyThe Amon Carter Museum has proudly announced the acquisition of “The Caves,” a painting by prominent 19th century African-American artist Robert Seldon Duncanson (1821–1872), from the family of Cincinnati abolitionist Richard Sutton Rust (1815–1906). Duncanson was a self-taught, black artist from Cincinnati and a leading landscape painter of his time, influenced by Thomas Cole and the Hudson River School.

also by Bill Davenport
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