Henry Ossawa Tanner: A Spiritual Biography
Crossroad Publishing Company, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 208 pages
Henry Ossawa Tanner is a turn-of-the-century African-American painter who achieved great success in France and is now becoming even more famous in the U.S. Alongside the landscapes that brought him great acclaim, Tanner was also a genius in depicting Biblical scenes. This book examines Tanner's rich life through the lens of his paintings.
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