Happy Birthday, Henry Ossawa Tanner

“I believe the Negro blood counts, and counts to my advantage – though it has caused me at times a life of great humiliation and sorrow.” Henry Ossawa Tanner (June 21, 1859 – May 25, 1937), the first African-American painter to gain international acclaim.  He moved to Paris in 1891 to study and made it his permanentContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Henry Ossawa Tanner”