In Focus


We are grateful to Professor Aaron Rosen for his development of this project, and to Professors Erika Doss and Samantha Baskind for their valuable contributions to the research on the painting.

This project belongs to a series of In Focus studies commissioned as part of Refiguring American Art, a major research project generously supported by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Professor Aaron Rosen, Professor of Religious Thought and Director of International and Cultural Projects, Rocky Mountain College
Professor Erika Doss, Department of American Studies, University of Notre Dame
Professor Samantha Baskind, Professor of Art History, Cleveland State University

Series editor: Jennifer Mundy, Head of Collection Research, Tate
Commissioning editor: Alex J. Taylor, Terra Foundation Research Fellow in American Art, Tate
Project editor: Celia White, Collection Research Editor, Tate
Digital editor: Susannah Worth, Digital Editor (Research), Tate

ISBN 978-1-84976-560-2