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The Vanishing Indian Painter

John Mix Stanley, Group of Piegan Indians, 1867

John Mix Stanley’s status as a major depicter of Native American and Western American life was imperiled by a catastrophic loss of his work, but enough remains to reveal his true importance. Continue reading

Fabric of Society

Neptune and Cupid Plead with Vulcan for the Release of Venus and Mars, circa 1625–36

Under the reign of Louis XIV, the art of tapestry was esteemed higher than painting, prized for its power to impress the masses with royal power and wealth. Continue reading