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Arts Desk

A Civil War-Era Artist Who Battled Disability

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Mercer Museum/Bucks County Historical Society
William Trego in his studio in 1899 with "The Rescue of the Colors"

 

Pennsylvania has been the birthplace of many highly regarded artists; well-known figures such as Thomas Eakins, Benjamin West, and Wharton Esherick. 

However, mention the name William T. Trego and you’ll likely be met with blank stares. WRTI’s Jim Cotter reflects on one of Pennsylvania’s lesser-known masters.  William T. Trego Catalogue at the James A. Michener Art Museum.