19C American Women: Louisiana paintings by French-born Jacques Guillaume Lucien Amans 1801–1888

19C American Women: Louisiana paintings by French-born Jacques Guillaume Lucien Amans 1801–1888

Henry O. Tanner, American artist. He was the 1st African-American painter to gain international acclaim. His paintings include The Banjo Lesson, his most famous work, as well as Daniel in the Lions' Den & Moroccan Scene. His Sand Dunes at Sunset, Atlantic City, is the 1st painting by an African-American artist in the permanent collection of the White House. Due to racism, he moved to France & stayed for the rest of his life. He is called "the greatest African-American painter to date."…

Henry O. Tanner, American artist. He was the 1st African-American painter to gain international acclaim. His paintings include The Banjo Lesson, his most famous work, as well as Daniel in the Lions' Den & Moroccan Scene. His Sand Dunes at Sunset, Atlantic City, is the 1st painting by an African-American artist in the permanent collection of the White House. Due to racism, he moved to France & stayed for the rest of his life. He is called "the greatest African-American painter to date."…

Beautiful portrait of Sally Heming, who was not only the Mother of 6 of Jefferson's children, but ALSO the half sister to Jefferson's white wife! (1773-1835)

Beautiful portrait of Sally Heming, who was not only the Mother of 6 of Jefferson's children, but ALSO the half sister to Jefferson's white wife! (1773-1835)

Sissaretta Jones, singer and entertainer. She was a popular opera singer who performed at the White House for Presidents Harrison, Cleveland, McKinley and Roosevelt as well as the British Royal Family. She lived from 1868 to 1933.

Sissaretta Jones, singer and entertainer. She was a popular opera singer who performed at the White House for Presidents Harrison, Cleveland, McKinley and Roosevelt as well as the British Royal Family. She lived from 1868 to 1933.

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