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Famous Painters: Henry Ossawa Tanner

Few famous painters have backgrounds as fascinating but unknown as that of Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937), the subject of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts' upcoming show, Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit. Tanner's Thomas Eakins. Show More Summary

Behold the Man: Eakins, the Human Body, and History

In 1886, shortly after his dismissal as director of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in a cloud of scandal, Thomas Eakins changed the title of his 1880 painting Crucifixion (shown above) to Ecce Homo, “Behold the Man,” the words Pilate used to announce Christ to the public that would call for his execution. Show More Summary

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