The Revenge (The Escape)

George de Forest Brush, American, 1855 - 1941

Geography:
Made in United States, North and Central America

Date:
1882

Medium:
Oil on canvas

Dimensions:
16 x 19 1/2 inches (40.6 x 49.5 cm) Framed: 24 3/4 x 28 3/4 x 2 5/8 inches (62.9 x 73 x 6.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 111, American Art, first floor

Accession Number:
1944-13-2

Credit Line:
The Alex Simpson, Jr., Collection, 1944

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Label:
Paintings of American Indian life were immensely popular during the late 1800s, as viewers grew curious about the exotic qualities of Native American culture and began to lament its loss. Brush constructs both a romantic and savage image of the American Indian.


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