Browse Images on KnowLA

KnowLA contains more than 1,100 images, which have been contributed from many organization in Louisiana and outside of the state. The images are presented here in alphabetical order.


Dr. William Stubbs

Alaux, Alexander - Painting - Dr. William Stubbs

In this 1910 portrait by of Dr. William Stubbs, the subject's Confederate emblem lapel is starkly visible. View »


Alaux, Alexander - Painting - Evangeline

Alexander Alaux's oil painting entitled "Evangeline" shows the legendary lovers, from the poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, before they are tragically separated. ZoomifyView »

Marchioness de Yauyo nee McClair

Alaux, Alexander - Painting - Marchioness de Yauyo nee McClair

This reproduction shows a miniature portrait by Alexander Alaux, entitled "Marchioness de Yauy nee McClair," painted in 1900. View »

Etienne de Bore

Alaux, Alexander - Painting - Portrait of Etienne de Bore

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General James Wilkinson

Alaux, Alexander - Painting - Portrait of General James Wilkinson

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Woman in Indian Costume

Alaux, Alexander - Painting - Woman in Indian Costume

Sometime between 1890 and 1915, Alexandre Alaux painted this 25" x 21" half-length portrait entitled "Woman in Indian Costume" in oils on canvas, depicting a woman holding a palm frond and dressed in feather headdress with blue beads, sleeveless leather dress with fringe at the neck and arm holes, quartz drop pendant earrings, turquoise necklace with diamond-shaped and blue beads, a necklace with blue, gold, and beige beads, and a bracelet with gold, blue and white beads. ZoomifyView »

Robby Albarado

Albarado, Robby - Photographer - Robby Albarado

In December of 2008, Robby Albarado picked up his 3,000 career win riding Isle of Silver at the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course and in 2005, he was inducted into the Fair Grounds Racing Hall of Fame. View »


Albritton, Sarah - Painting - "Hell"

This acrylic-on-paper work, entitled "Hell" (1995-96) and measuring 18 x 24 inches, is indicative of the visionary symbolic representations of Sarah Albritton's Christian faith that is a hallmark of her art. Albritton once said: "I was born in hell. I grew up in hell. I started to say, there was hell in my job and hell in home. I wonder when hell's going to leave me alone. ... Let me describe hell to you. If you go back and look at the situation, I was born, nobody loved me, I was hungry, I was naked, and I was cold. And I lived in hell until I could take care of my own self." ZoomifyView »

America at War

Albritton, Sarah - Painting - America at War

Artist Sarah Albritton's "America at War," an acrylic on watercolor paper measuring 24 x 30 inches, was completed in 2002. ZoomifyView »

Angels Watching Over Me

Albritton, Sarah - Painting - Angels Watching Over Me

Characteristic of her work, "Angels Watching over Me" (1996-97) reflects artist Sarah Albritton's spiritual vision. Reflecting on this work, Albritton said, "All the time from a child up, Gold held the hand of protection over me, and the angels held a protection over me, and that's the story there." ZoomifyView »

Bastard Baby

Albritton, Sarah - Painting - Bastard Baby

Sarah Albritton's childhood, in which she was born in Arcadia, moved to Ruston at two-months old and raised fatherless and in poverty, clearly influences this 1998 painting, "Bastard Baby." ZoomifyView »

Booted out of Church

Albritton, Sarah - Painting - Booted out of Church

A beloved Ruston, Louisiana restauranteur, Sarah Albritton began to paint in 1993 after being asked to contribute to a North Central Louisiana Arts Council fundraiser and discovering her talent. Albritton continued to paint following major surgery in 1999 and has recently created masterful works such as here "Booted out of Church", an acrylic on canvas board completed in 2011. ZoomifyView »

Bridge Over Troubled Water

Albritton, Sarah - Painting - Bridge Over Troubled Water

In Sarah Albritton's major work "Bridge over Troubled Water" (1998), the artist depicts an adult version of herself, seated by the stream in her signature cook's clothing, watching a young version of herself cross the bridge. ZoomifyView »


Albritton, Sarah - Painting - Katrina

Sarah Albritton's "Katrina" dates from 2005 and is an acrylic on canvas measuring 16 x 20 inches. View »

Mama Don't Send Me Away

Albritton, Sarah - Painting - Mama Don't Send Me Away

Sarah Albritton's "Mama Don't Send Me Away" is an acrylic on watercolor-paper work the artist created in 1995 and measures 18 x 24 inches. ZoomifyView »

Neighbors Picking Cotton

Albritton, Sarah - Painting - Neighbors Picking Cotton

Folk artist Sarah Albritton depicts the tradition of neighbors picking one another's cotton field in a time-honored tradition in North Louisiana communities of Vienna and Mount Harmony, which featured singing hyms, food, and socializing as well as toil, in "Neighbors Picking Cotton" (1998). ZoomifyView »

Pullin Watermelons and Eatin Em

Albritton, Sarah - Painting - Pullin Watermelons and Eatin Em

Sarah Albritton's "Pullin Watermelons and Eatin Em," 2002, acrylic on canvas board, 8 x 10 inches. After a major surgery in 1999, Albritton's works became smaller in scale. ZoomifyView »

Sarah Albritton in the Garden

Albritton, Sarah - Photograph - Sarah Albritton in the Garden

Self-taught artist Sarah Albritton sitting in her garden. View »

Sarah Albritton in the Yard

Albritton, Sarah - Photograph - Sarah Albritton in the Yard

Sarah Albritton sitting in her yard, circa 2007. View »

Fresco Detail of Union Passenger Terminal Station: Age of Colonization

Albrizio, Conrad - Mural painting- Age of Colonization

A detail from Conrad Albrizio's 1954 mural at Union Passenger Terminal Station, New Orleans. Fresco; 71 x 8 ft. View »