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The Romance of Absolute Truth
By Houston History Magazine on July 12, 2013 in Arts & Culture
In 1901, Texas businessman, art patron, and amateur historian James T. DeShields commissioned two paintings intended to represent the height of heroic valor in the two most important battles of the Texas Revolution.