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Museum decodes a masterpiece in 'Samuel F. B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre and the Art of Invention'

In a single painting, Samuel F. B. Morse ? artist and inventor of the telegraph ? captured France?s greatest masterpieces and brought them to an American audience. The Peabody Essex Museum presents Morse?s grand canvas, Gallery of the Louvre, painted from 1831 to 1833, alongside more than 65 rare photographs from the museum?s collection of photographs, in an exhibition that explores the role of images in transmitting ideas and transforming communication.
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