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Newark Museum’s Angels & Tomboys Girlhood in 19th-Century American Art Exhibit

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 through Sunday, January 6, 2013

WNYC is a media partner for Newark Museum’s “Angels & Tomboys Girlhood in 19th-Century American Art" exhibit, featuring portraits of girlhood by John Singer Sargent, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer and others. On view now through January 6.

Angels & Tomboys: Girlhood in 19th-Century American Art is a major traveling loan exhibition, which is the first to examine nineteenth-century depictions of girls in paintings, sculpture, prints and photographs.  Featuring approximately 80 masterworks by John Singer Sargent, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Cecilia Beaux and William Merritt Chase.