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John Wilmerding Collection

is a slideshow of more than 30 paintings and works donated to the Gallery by John Wilmerding, an authority on American art. It includes 19th and early 20th century landscapes and seascapes by Heade and Lane, still lifes by Peto and Decker, figure paintings by Homer and Eakins, and works by Church, Bingham, and Kensett. (National Gallery of Art)

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Interesting Fact:

As is so often the case with Winslow Homer's images, the subject seems to be contemplating something beyond the pictorial space, yet we are given no clue what may have drawn it.
Adelheid Dietrich (1827-1891), 'Still Life of Flowers,' 1868, oil on wood, John Wilmerding Collection

Still Life of Flowers

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