Two Disciples at the Tomb  1906

by Henry Ossawa Tanner

The Art Institute acquired [i]The Two Disciples at the Tomb[/i] in 1906 after the canvas was declared “the most impressive and distinguished work of the season” at the museum’s annual exhibition of American painting and sculpture. At that time, Henry Ossawa Tanner was at the height of his reputation, enjoying international fame and winning prizes on both sides of the Atlan...
129.5 × 105.7 cm (51 × 41 7/8 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago