Online Collections, June 2020

<em>Free Women of Color with Their Children and Servants in a Landscape</em>, Agostino Brunias, c. 1770-1796, oil on canvas, 20 x 26 1/8 in.

Because many of the nation’s finest art institutions are still temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, we invite you to explore online the wonderful collections available in American museums.

This month, consider a discussion of the artist Archibald John Motley Jr. in a stop on the “Essentials Tour” from the Art Institute of Chicago, or scroll and click through a page of eighteenth-century works from the Brooklyn Museum.

Self Portrait, Archibald John Motley Jr., c. 1920, oil on canvas, 30 1/8 x 22 1/8 		in., © Valerie Gerrard Browne / Chicago History Museum / Bridgeman Images