George Catlin Lived With and Painted American Indians in the Early 1800s
The American artist George Catlin became fascinated with American Indians in the early 1800s and traveled extensively to live among them and paint them. He published a classic book on his travels and his paintings and writings are among the most detailed description of Indian life we have.
Winslow Homer at the National Gallery
A highly informative online exhibition devoted to Winslow Homer at the National Gallery of Art.
The Van Gogh Museum
The museum in Amsterdam devoted to the brilliant painter provides information about his life as well as examples of his work, which can often be explored in stunning detail.
John James Audubon, Painter and Naturalist, Created an Americ…
John James Audubon overcame obstacles to create a masterpiece of 19th century American art, a collection titled Birds of America which was published in four volumes between 1827 and 1838.
Thomas Nast was the most influential political cartoonist of the 19th century and helped bring down Boss Tweed.
Vinnie Ream biography
Vinnie Ream's statue of Abraham Lincoln for the U.S. Capitol created enormous controversy and rumors of scandal in the late 1860s.