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Created by:
Robert S. Duncanson, American, 1821 - 1872  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas , wood
Dimensions:
H x W (unframed): 36 × 46 1/8 in. (91.4 × 117.2 cm)
Storage: 142.2 × 167.6 × 33 cm (56 × 66 × 13 in.)
H x W x D (framed): 46 1/4 × 56 × 3 1/8 in. (117.5 × 142.2 × 8 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1856
Description:
A view of the Ohio River Valley done in the American Romantic style of the Hudson River School. The painting features an eagle soaring by the face of a cliff. The inclusion of figures is rare in Duncanson's work.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.13ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53a1b3c52-564d-42a2-905f-48d9a18659af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.13ab