Henry Ossawa Tanner

African American artist (1859-1937)

Henry Ossawa Tanner (June 21, 1859 – May 25, 1937) was an American artist.

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QuotesEdit

  • No, father, you preach from the pulpit and I will preach with my brush.
  • I am simply M. Tanner, an American artist. Nobody knows or cares what was the complexion of my forebears. I live and work there in terms of absolute social equality.


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