Art: See West, Young Man

The most pleasingly instructive art exhibition that the U.S. tourist can turn off the turnpike to see this summer is on show in Allentown, Pa.

Allentown gets its name from a celebrated chief justice of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, who in 1761 sent off a letter to his agents in Leghorn directing that £100 be advanced to a young Pennsylvanian who was passing through on his way to study in Rome. "From all accounts," wrote William Allen, "he is like to turn out a very extraordinary person in the painting way, and it is a...

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