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Explores the art of American STILL-life painter John F. Peto (1854-1907) in the context of his native Philadelphia. Peto is known for his fool-the-eye painting technique.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1866-1899)
Art of the West
Artist Biography
TRC format: 
Audio-Visual