Previous April 11 posts:
Oil on Canvas / 24”x16 1/4” / Private collection
Illustration for article “The Great La Salle” by Henry Loomis Nelson, published in Harper’s Monthly Magazine, February 1905
1923 / Reproduced as Cover and Frontispiece for “Howard Pyle’s Book of The American Spirit” / Harper & Brothers
Previous April 9 posts:
c.100 BC / Marble / 80” high / Louvre Museum, Paris, France
Previous April 8 posts:
1940 / Engraving, dark brown ink on paper; adhesive / National Postal Museum Collection, Smithsonian Institution, D.C.
Digital image from glass negative of unknown date (between 1905 and 1915) / Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division, D.C.
Previous April 7 posts:
c.1776 / Oil on panel / 30 1/2”x48” / National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Dutch Admiral Jacob Roggeveen (1659-1729) made the first European discovery of Easter Island on Easter Day, April 5, 1722. Fifty-two years later, William Hodges travelled as draughtsman on Captain James Cook’s second voyage to the South Pacific.
Previous April 5 posts:
Pictured: 2002 / Etching and aquatint on chine collé / Image: 30 1/2″x27 3/4″ /
Various collections (edition of 50) incl. Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN
1985 / Original (smaller) drawing: pastel on cream Japanese paper / Sheet: 21 15/16”x20 13/16” / Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Previous April 4 posts:
The Real Thai Story of The King and I
Previous April 2 posts: