Thursday, January 5, 2012

Henry Ossawa Tanner: His Boyhood Dream Comes True, by Faith Ringgold

Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937), the first African American painter to achieve international fame, became an inspiration to Harlem Renaissance artists and generations of American painters His story is retold by Faith Ringgold, one of today's leading African American artists, to inspire another generation of children to become the artists of the future. Tanner's struggle to achieve his dream and his success as a painter on the world stage will inspire and challenge young readers.

Publisher: Bunker Hill Publishing, 32 p.

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