Henry Ossawa Tanner

(1859-1937)


Henry Ossawa Tanner (June 21, 1859 – May 25, 1937) was an African-American artist. He was the first African-American painter to gain international acclaim. He moved to Paris in 1891 to study, and decided to stay there, being readily accepted in French artistic circles. His painting entitled Daniel in the Lions Den was accepted into the 1896 Salon.

Salome  (1900)
The Seine  (1902)
Le Touquet  (1910)
The Arch  (1910s)
Algiers  (1912)