Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Robert E. Lee's Artist Father-in-law

George Washington Parke Custis' Arlington House

IMG_2699 The columns of Arlington House.

George Washington Parke Custis was the Father-in-law of Robert E. Lee. He built Arlington House as a tribute to his step-grandfather George Washington. The hallway features frescoes above the doorways that Custis painted of hunt scenes.

IMG_2828Hounds pursue a rabbit.

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