Thirteen Chapters of American History

represented by the Edward Moran series of Thirteen Historical Marine Paintings

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Author: Theodore Sutro
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,521 / 67 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.5
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Downloads: 876
Added to site: 2008.04.05
mnybks.net#: 20498
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Nautical, Art
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(1877)--the great picture which came into the possession of Mr. Joseph Drexel, the banker--an allegory suggested by the then proposed Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.

"Young Americans out on a Holiday." (1882.)

"Life-Saving Patrol: New Jersey Coast." (1889.)

"Melodies of the Sea." (1890.)

"South Coast of England." (1900.)

But space forbids the complete enumeration of even his more notable works, which may be counted by the hundreds.

Mr. Moran, like all men of genius, felt his own strength, though he never overrated it; but as a result of this self-consciousness he would not brook depreciation, and when, in May, 1868, the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, of which he was a member, had hung some of his pictures in an inconspicuous and detrimental position in its gallery, he resorted to a novel expedient for showing his displeasure. On "varnishing day," prior to the opening of the exhibition to the public, he used a mixture of beer and porter, combined with a dry l

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