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A Guide to Researching Collections in the Ackland Art Museum: Finding Articles


Painting of a man wearing black clothing. He is looking forlornly into the distance. Image has a dark background. It is an allegory for Italy.

Elisabeth Jerichau-Baumann, German (born in Poland, died in Denmark), 1819-188: Italy; 1859; oil on canvas. 38 1/4 x 28 in. Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gift of Ruth and Sherman Lee, 2003.35.1.

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