Hicks’s The Peaceable Kingdom as Pennsylvania parable


Edward Hicks, The Peaceable Kingdom, 1826, oil on canvas, 83.5 x 106 cm (Philadelphia Museum of Art) Speakers: Barbara Bassett, Curator of Education, School and Teacher Programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Beth Harris A Seeing America video

 


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This painting at The Philadelphia Museum of Art

A version of The Peaceable Kingdom at The Brooklyn Museum

A version of The Peaceable Kingdom at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Holland Cotter ART REVIEW; Finding Endless Conflict Hidden in a Peaceable Kingdom (June 16, 2000)

Biography of the artist from The National Gallery of Art

Cite this page as: Barbara Bassett, Philadelphia Museum of Art and Dr. Beth Harris, "Hicks’s The Peaceable Kingdom as Pennsylvania parable," in Smarthistory, February 3, 2019, accessed July 21, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/americas/united-states-in-the-19th-century/hicks-peaceable/.