Romantic Spirits Exhibition

Thirty-five pieces from the Johnson Collection give insight into the cultural landscape that shrouded nineteenth-century life in the South

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    BOOK COVER featuring WILLIAM THOMPSON RUSSELL SMITH (1812-1896) A Baptizing on the South Branch of the Potomac near Franklin, Va., 1844 Oil on canvas, 12 1/8 x 18 1/8 inches

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    GUSTAVE HENRY MOSLER (1841-1920) The Lost Cause, 1868 Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 inches

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    WILLIAM CHARLES ANTHONY FRERICHS (1829-1905) Falls of Tamahaka, Cherokee County, North Carolina, after 1855 Oil on canvas, 31 7/8 x 54 inches

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    EDWARD LAMSON HENRY (1841-1919) In Sight of Home, 1882 Oil on canvas, 18 ¼ x 27 ¾ inches

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    ENOCH LLOYD BRANSON (1853-1925) Still Life with Peaches, 1895 Oil on canvas, 17 x 23 7/8 inches

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    JOHN ADAM PLIMMER HOUSTON (1812-1884) The Fugitive Slave, 1853 Oil on canvas, 33 1/8 x 60 inches

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    JOSEPH RUSLING MEEKER (1827-1887) Bayou Teche, 1874 Oil on canvas, 20 x 36 inches

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    CHARLES BIRD KING (1785-1862) Mrs. William Nicholls and Roberta, circa 1834 Oil on canvas, 40 1/8 x 31 inches

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    THOMAS SATTERWHITE NOBLE (1835-1907) Forgiven, circa 1872 Oil on canvas, 501/8 x 65 inches

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    THOMAS ADDISON RICHARDS (1820-1900) Live Oaks in South Carolina, 1858 Oil on canvas, 21 1/8 x 30 inches

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    WILLIAM DICKINSON WASHINGTON (1831-1870) The Burial of Latané, 1864 Oil on canvas, 38 x 48 inches

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    THOMAS SULLY (1783-1872) Mother and Child, after 1827 Oil on canvas, 27 1/8 x 44 1/8 inches

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    THOMAS WIGHTMAN (1811-1888) Tabletop Bounty, circa 1850 Oil on canvas, 25 x 30 inches

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    ROBERT WALTER WEIR (1803-1889) The Last Communion of Henry Clay, 1852 Oil on canvas, 28 1/4 x 35 1/2 inches

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    WILLIAM HARRISON SCARBOROUGH (1812-1871) John Caldwell Calhoun (1782-1850), circa 1847 Oil on canvas, 30 ¼ x 25 1/8 inches

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    EDWIN D. WHITE (1817-1877) Major Anderson Raising the Flag on the Morning of His Taking Posession of Fort Sumter, Dec. 27, 1860, 1862 Oil on canvas, 42 x 60 inches

Romantic Spirits, a companion exhibit to the book by the same name, will run from March 7 through May 26 at the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Georgia. From there, it will travel to the Spartanburg Art Museum in South Carolina and the Telfair Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia.

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