Art: The Professor

From the Modern Galleries in Philadelphia last week went forth an offer to sell one of the strangest collections of drawings yet unearthed in the realm of Americana. Depicted in 1,676 black & white wash drawings, all a little more than a foot square and all by the same artist, was a breathtaking medley of scenes and events, ranging from the crucifixion of Christ to the execution of Nathan Hale, from an attack of delirium tremens to the Ride of John Gilpin, from Little Britches left out in the snow to Poet Poe...

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