"Kindred Spirits"--Asher Durand, 1849
Kindred Spirits
Asher Durand
Oil on Canvas, 1849
46.1 x 36.2 in (117 x 92 cm)
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Joseph E. Becker, PhD
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University of Maine at Fort Kent


Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Tintern Abbey: The Crossing and Chancel, Looking towards the East Window' 1794
Tintern Abbey: The Crossing and Chancel, Looking towards the East Window
J. M. W. Turner
Graphite and watercolour on paper, 1794
14.13 x  9.84 in (39.5 x 25.0 cm)
Tate Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

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