Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Jeffrey Richmond-Moll

Jeffrey Richmond-Moll was the 2017-2018 Joshua C. Taylor Predoctoral Fellow at SAAM, where he researched the intersections of religion and modern mobility in early twentieth-century American art. He is a PhD Candidate at the University of Delaware and is currently completing his dissertation as a Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellow in American Art

A Souvenir from the Holy Land: On Henry Ossawa Tanner's "Abraham's Oak"

Tanner was the first internationally renowned African American painter. "Abraham’s Oak" memorializes a pilgrimage site that the artist likely visited during his travels in the 1890's.