The Revenge (The Escape)

George de Forest Brush, American, 1855 - 1941

Made in United States, North and Central America


Oil on canvas

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

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

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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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