Here’s Looking at You: Portraits in America (Part III)
Art / essay

Here’s Looking at You: Portraits in America (Part III)

A continuation of a look at American portrait painting. Featured image is a self-portrait of Eastman Johnson, 1863. Continue reading

My Favorite Peales
Art

My Favorite Peales

I have always enjoyed early American art and especially love the paintings of that artistic brood named Peale. Among all the great works of art throughout the history of western civilization, some of the works by the father, Charles Wilson Peale and his sons, Rembrandt, Raphaelle, Rubens, and Titian remain distinct in my visual memory. This list … Continue reading