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Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century

offers 14 in-depth studies of works by various artists represented in the National Gallery of Art. The studies include information on the artist, technique, and history behind each painting. (National Gallery of Art)

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Almost all of Jasper Johns' images incorporate art history, art-making, found images, and references to his earlier works and experiences. Scholars have probed these sources, speculating on their many possible meanings. Learn more about the elements that make up Perilous Night.
Julia Margaret Cameron, 'The Mountain Nymph, Sweet Liberty,' June 1866, albumen print from collodion negative, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New Century Fund 1997.97.1

The Mountain Nymph, Sweet Liberty

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