November 28, 2019~ Happy Thanksgiving!

Presidential Turkey Platter designed by Theodore Russell Davis

c.1880 / Porcelain with enamels and gilding / Length: 20” / White House Historical Association

“In 1879, a state dinner service for President and Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes was commissioned
from Haviland & Co., Limoges, France…”

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Previous November 28 posts:

November 28~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/28~

November 25, 1874~ American boxer Joe Gans is born

Both Members of This Club by George Bellows

1909 / Oil on canvas / 45 1/4”x63 3/16” / National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

“While the name of the white boxer is unknown, the African-American boxer
is Joe Gans, who would be the champion for eight years.”  ~theartstory

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November 25~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/25~

November 23, 1986~ Abstract work of Hilma af Klint exhibited for first time

Portrait of Hilma af Klint at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm

c.1885 / Photograph: Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

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The abstract work of Hilma af Klint was shown for the first time at the exhibition “The Spiritual in Art, Abstract Painting 1890–1985” organized by Maurice Tuchman in Los Angeles in 1986. This exhibition was the starting point of her international recognition. ~Wikipedia

ARTWORK:
Hilma af Klint on artnet~
http://www.artnet.com/artists/hilma-af-klint/

“Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future” at the Guggenheim~
https://www.artsy.net/show/guggenheim-museum-hilma-af-klint-paintings-for-the-future

Previous November 23 posts:

November 23~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/23~

November 22, 1871~ Death of Oscar Dunn, first elected Black Lieut. Governor in USA

Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Oscar J. Dunn by Currier and Ives

c.1868-1871 / Lithograph / Image: 11 7/8”x8 7/16”
Various collections including Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, LA

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November 22~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/22~

November 21, 1918~ Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act 1918 gives women right to sit in Parliament

The Artist’s Wife, Constance, Comtesse de Markievicz
by Casimir Dunin Markievicz

(Click to enlarge)
1899 / Oil on canvas / 80 3/4”x35 4/5” / National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

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Previous November 21 posts:

November 21~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/21~