Still Life: Mug, Pipe and Matches

Peto found an appreciative audience for his work in the patriotic upper-middle class. His ability to render distinctly American subject matter in the manner of European still life appealed to […]

Grape Harvest

The Virginia-born painter John Gadsby Chapman is perhaps best known for his large canvas The Baptism of Pocahontas at Jamestown, Virginia, 1613 (1837-40), which hangs in the Rotunda of the […]