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The Dallas Museum of Art is Having a Monumental September

Henry Ossawa Tanner, The Thankful Poor, 1894

Paper City Magazine

Two works by one of the most revered African American painters, Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937), recently received a thorough conservation treatment and subsequent study by the DMA team. The paintings The Thankful Poor (1894), on loan from Art Bridges Foundation (which also funded the conservation efforts) and the DMA’s Christ and His Mother Studying the Scriptures (1908) are paired in an intimate installation.

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Published September 14, 2021

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Henry Ossawa Tanner, The Thankful Poor, 1894