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Tue May 7, 2013
Arts

Shreveport museum presents European masterpieces in Kasten Collection

R.W. Norton Art Gallery's Emily Young stands next to Isaac Snowman's "Footprints," an oil on canvas from 1901, likely influenced by the death of Queen Victoria.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Paintings that are part of the Kasten Art Collection go on display today at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport. The Kasten Family of South Carolina has amassed works by British and European painters completed between the 1860s and 1920s. The Norton’s Emily Young said 32 pieces are on display in two galleries. It’s the second stop of a nationwide tour. She says the works – many impressionistic  – have a common trait: paintings within paintings.

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