Angels & Tomboys @ Newark Museum

Angels & Tomboys
Girlhood in 19th-Century American Art
Angels & Tomboys: Girlhood in 19th-Century American Art is a major traveling loan exhibition, which is the first to examine nineteenth-century depictions of girls in paintings, sculpture, prints and photographs.  Featuring approximately 80 masterworks by John Singer Sargent, … Winslow Homer,  … (more information)

Angel, 1887

Abbott Handerson Thayer

You can view a number of images at the museum website. 

The next program associated with the exhibit is on December 10.

Growing Pains: Representing Girlhood in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Speaker: William Gleason, Professor and Chair of English, Princeton University

How did American writers reflect, and at times shape, the cultural obsession with girls and girlhood in the nineteenth century? (more information)

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