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  • Subject: Oil paintings
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    • Governor Jacques Phillipe Villere

    • Portrait paintings; Oil paintings; Villere, Jacques Philippe, 1761-1830--Portraits; New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815; Armed Forces Officers; Militia
    • Oil painting portrait of Governor Jacques Phillipe Villere, Major General commanding 1st Division of the Louisiana Militia at Battle of New Orleans. Battle fought partially on Villere's plantation.
    • William L. Maylie

    • Portrait paintings; Oil paintings; Men; Dining rooms; Eating & drinking
    • Half-length portrait of William L. Maylie seated at a table. On the table is a water decanter, salt and pepper shakers, and sugar bowl. Maylie has brown hair and trim mustache, brown eyes, and black-rimmed spectacles. He wears a long sleeved white...
    • Captain Don Pedro George Rousseau

    • Portrait paintings; Military officers; Oil paintings; Ship captains; Rousseau, Pierre George, 1751-1810--Portraits; Military uniforms; Clothing & dress
    • Portrait of Captain Don Pedro George Rousseau, who was Commandant of flagship "Galveston" for Galvez' attack on Pensacola. Later commandant of Spanish post at Natchitoches.
    • [New Orleans Levee Scene]

    • New Orleans (La.)--Pictorial works; African Americans--Pictorial works; Oil paintings; Cotton; Levees; Waterfronts; Steamboats
    • Oil painting on copper of a woman and child sitting on the levee. William Aiken Walker made the subject of African-Americans his own in the decades following the Civil War. The itinerant artist traveled from the Carolinas south and west to Texas,...
    • [Louisiana Cabin and Cotton Field]

    • African Americans--Pictorial works; Oil paintings; Cotton picking; Cotton pickers; Cotton industry
    • Oil painting on copper of two women in a field. The people depicted in Walker's paintings are rarely portraits or even likenesses. Sometimes they are out of scale with the setting they populate. But the overall effect that his pictorial narrative...
    • Judah Touro

    • Oil paintings; New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815; Touro, Judah, 1775-1854--Portraits; Veterans--Battle of New Orleans; Clothing & dress; Hats
    • Portrait of Judah Touro. St. Mark painted this work after an original by A. D. Rinck. Touro was a local Jewish leader. He was physically disqualified for military service, but volunteered to carry ammunition for the Battle of New Orleans and was...
    • General James Wilkinson

    • Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825--Portraits; Jarvis, John Wesley, 1781-1840; Oil paintings; Generals--American; Clothing & dress; Military uniforms
    • Formal portrait of General James Wilkinson. Painting was originally attributed to John Wesley Jarvis. 
    • General Charles Farve D'Aunoy and son

    • Oil paintings; Military uniforms--Spain--1810-1820; Generals--Spanish--1810-1820; Militia; Military officers; Cadets--Spanish--1810-1820; Boys; Daggers & swords; Medals
    • Portrait of General Charles Farve D'Aunoy and son by the school of Vicente Lopez. D'Aunoy was an officer in the Spanish colonial militia in Louisiana. He went to Spain to fight Napoleon after the Louisiana purchase. Son wears a cadet uniform. 
    • John Slidell

    • Slidell, John, 1793-1871--Portraits; Oil paintings; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865;Clothing & dress
    • Formal portrait of John Slidell.
    • [French Market and Red Store]

    • New Orleans (La.)--Pictorial works;Architecture--Louisiana--New Orleans--Pictorial works;Peddlers;Tents;Markets;Waterfronts--Louisiana--New Orleans;Mississippi River--Pictorial works;Oil paintings;
    • View of the Mississippi riverfront at the French Market in the Vieux Carre showing Red Store, with tents, peddlers, and vendors.
    • View of a Negro funeral

    • Oil paintings;African Americans;Plantation life--Louisiana;Slavery--Louisiana;Plantation life in art;Funeral rites and ceremonies;
    • African-Americans gathered in a forest.

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