Month: April 2013

Monday Morning Muse: Sing-Song Girl and Pagan Princess

These two beautiful prints – Sing-song Girl, Peking and Pagan Princess, Nigeria – joined the Mead’s collection in 1951.



The artist, Cyrus Leroy Baldridge, was an American artist, illustrator, author and adventurer. (You can read more about his life of adventure

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From The Collection: Pirate’s Alley


This charming serigraph – Pirate’s Alley by American artist Sylvia Mayzer Rantz – joined the Mead’s collection in 1956.

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Monday Morning Muse: Study for Portrait of Girl


This charcoal drawing by American artist Eugene Edward Speicher joined the collection in 1947. Speicher was a portrait, landscape, and figurative painter who studied under fellow American artist Robert Henri. (Click here to see a previous post featuring an oil painting by Henri, along with a work from another American artist influenced by Henri, Guy Pène Du Bois.)

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