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A Gift of Old Glory

Publisher: 
The Wall Street Journal
Date: 
July 1, 2016
One century after it was painted, Childe Hassam’s The Fourth of July, 1916 has come to the New-York Historical Society as a gift from Richard Gilder, in time to celebrate Independence Day, 2016. Its full subtitle was “The Greatest Display of the American Flag Ever Seen in New York, Climax of the Preparedness Parade in May.” One in a series of over two dozen flag paintings that Hassam undertook between 1916 and 1919, it is the most exuberant and beautiful of the group. Read more…
Creative: Tronvig Group