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Art in Sunday: Francis Guy, Winter Scene in Brooklyn

Francis Guy (American, 1760–1820)
Winter Scene in Brooklyn, circa 1817–20
Oil on canvas
Francis Guy, Winter Scene in Brooklyn
Brooklyn Museum

This painting of Brooklyn in yonder days is currently on display as part of an exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum, highlighting Walt Whitman and his connections to said borough. To which I can only say: "Damn you, Walt Whitman! I! Hate! You! Walt! Freaking! Whitman! Leaves of Grass, my ass!"
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