When the Gibbes Museum opened in 1905, the nation celebrated what Charleston has always understood: the power of art – to inspire our imagination, heal our hurt, and nourish our souls.

Louis Manigault, 1855


Louis Manigault, 1855
By Samuel Stillman Osgood (American, 1808 – 1885)
Oil on canvas;36 1/8 x 28 1/8 inches
Gibbes Museum of Art, Gift of Victor Morawetz (1937.002.0001)

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