Down to the water and into a boat with Canadian-American Tonal painter Edward Mitchell Bannister. Living from 1828 to 1901, he liked to paint pastoral scenes. He was one of the few Black painters of the nineteenth century to win significant recognition in North America.

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“The Farm Landing.” 1892. Oil on canvas. Collection of the White House, Washington, DC. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Edward_Mitchell_Bannister_-_The_Farm_Landing_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
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“River Scene.” 1883. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%27River_Scene%27_by_Edward_Mitchell_Bannister,_1883,_oil_on_canvas,_Honolulu_Museum_of_Art.JPG
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“Dorchester, 1856.” 19th c. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (and the Renwick Gallery) . In the public domain due to age. via https://www.oceansbridge.com/shop/artists/b/ba-baq/edward-mitchell-bannister/dorchester-1856

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