Building the american dream
A 150th Anniversary Art Exhibit Chronicling the Growth of the Midwest, sponsored by Huntington Bank
William Sonntag was one of the central figures of the Hudson River School. His early landscapes were executed during excursions from Cincinnati to the Ohio River Valley, Kentucky to West Virginia.
We see the canal that runs through downtown Indianapolis, with the state capitol and the Civil War monument under construction. In this painting Gruelle alludes to Indiana's history and future.
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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Detroit Institute of Arts
Huntington Museum of Art
The White House
DuSable Museum of African American History
Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Cincinnati Art Museum
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
National Museum of Women in the Arts
The Art Institute of Chicago
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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