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Amon Carter Museum Acquires Rediscovered Indian Series Painting by George de Forest Brush

FORT WORTH, TX.- The Amon Carter Museum has acquired a rediscovered painting by American artist George de Forest Brush. “The Potter”, painted in 1889, had been in private hands since 1946, when it was sold from the collection of the Galveston financier William L. Moody III. “The acquisition of one of Brush’s ‘lost’ Indian pictures is a major addition to our collection of material relating to the American West,” says Dr. Ron Tyler, director of the Amon Carter Museum. “Now, our visitors will have the opportunity to view Brush’s exacting but highly nuanced depiction of an Indian within the context of other representations of indigenous people, such as those