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Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937 -- Exhibitions


Henry O. Tanner

Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1859-1937, was a deeply religious, mystical painter, who, as an African-American, found it difficult to gain acceptance for his artwork in the United States, and lived most of his life in France. The Smithsonian American Art Museum presents this comprehensive online exhibition on Tanner's life and work, utilizing both paintings and archival materials from its collections. The...