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Maryland Historical Society exhibits works by late Baltimore artist Jacob Glushakow
Maryland Historical Society exhibits works by late Baltimore artist Jacob Glushakow

Abandoned rowhouses, their dark windows like unblinking eyes, suggest a line of condemned prisoners awaiting execution by the demolition equipment looming a block away. From across the street, a lone boy witnesses a slice of Baltimore slipping away. That striking image, painted decades ago — exact date unknown — by the late Jacob Glushakow, is just one of the attractions in an exhibit of about 40 of his realist landscapes and portraits that just opened at the Maryland Historical Society. The show, drawn from 50 paintings and hundreds of drawings and sketches donated to the museum this year by the artist's family, is at once a retrospective on Glushakow's career...

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