medal. He was medalled again in 1877 and in 1879, and received the medal of honor in 1880 for
"The Good Samaritan," a powerful picture which the Government purchased for the Luxembourg Museum.
He painted religious subjects and profane subjects, allegories, mythological compositions, battle scenes, with
an endless facility and felicity of touch. From a journey in Spain he brought back a number
of Spanish motives, one of which, a scene at a bull-fight, is now in the Corcoran Gallery
at Washington. "Japanese Fancy" is one of his characteristically
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