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Edward M. Bannister, "Driving Home the Cows" Oil on canvas, 1881.

Bannister, Edward M:

(1826-1901) An American fine arts artist who painted portraits, landscapes, and seascapes throughout his career. He was praised by both blacks and whites as one of the greatest American artists of his time.

Source: Patton, Sharon F. African-American Art. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. 86-91.