Tag Archives: American artists

Woman’s Work by John Sloan

I saw this picture for the first time during a tour for the 100th anniversary of the museum.  Apparently, people at the time would have been shocked at the fact that the artist depicts a corset.  You can see the … Continue reading

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The Pie Wagon by Carl Gaertner

Carl Gaertner is another Cleveland painter.  He died at 54 and his paintings highlight the industrial life in Cleveland at the time.  

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Indian Combat by Edmonia Lewis

When I first saw this statue, I was confused to see it in the American wing, because it looked European.  So imagine my surprise at discovering that the sculpture was carved by an American woman.  Moreover, she was Native American … Continue reading

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