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Thomas Hovenden (1840-1895)

On the FaceBook page for this site,www.facebook.com/FineArtInvestigations,  I celebrate American portrait artists on their birthdays. December 28 marked the 173rd anniversary of the birth of Thomas Hovenden (1840-1895). He deserves more than a mention. He deserves at least a short blog. … Continue reading

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Memory is a Fickle Fashionista: A Lost Lincoln Portrait and A Forgotten Artist – Part 2

Why was artist H. Stanley Todd forgotten? The artist was forgotten because Memory is a fickle fashionista. When Henry Stanley Todd (1871-1941) sought artistic training, he chose the best school in the world, the Académie Julian in Paris. Leading the school was the … Continue reading

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