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Before the Dawn (Valley Forge 1777-78) Portrait

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Before the Dawn (Valley Forge 1777-78) Portrait

Description

This painting was done by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, an American painter from the late 19th century to the early 20th century. He was well known for a series of 78 historical paintings that portrayed the narrative of America from Christopher Columbus to the start of WW1. The series was shown in Washington D. C. at sites like the Smithsonian Institution for most of the early 20th century. This painting was done in 1917. It shows Martha Washington trying to get her husband to relax.

Creator

Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome.

Date

1917

Contributor

Magi, Dominic

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Format

Png

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Coverage

1910s
Oakland

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JPG

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