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One of the finest examples of American still life painting is Giant Magnolias (circa 1880) by Martin Johnson Heade.

Giant Magnolias (circa 1880)

Martin Johnson Heade



One of America's foremost portrait painters, Thomas Sully, is represented with Christ Blessing the Little Children (1854).


Christ Blessing the Little Children (1854)

Thomas Sully


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