February 3~ African-American visual artists

Edward Mitchell Bannister (1828-1901), African-American painter of landscapes and pastoral subjects

Scene along the Connecticut River, Westmoreland / c.1870 / Oil on canvas / 30”x20”









Harriet Powers (1837-1910), African-American folk artist and quilt maker

Pictorial quilt / 1895–98 / Cotton plain weave, pieced, appliqued, embroidered, and quilted / 68 7/8”x105”

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