of the Lower Falls, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone (1890) by Grafton Tyler Brown
Born in 1841 in Pennsylvania to free black parents, Brown was one of the first African-Americans who painted western landscapes. He was a famed cartographer, lithographer, and painter. In addition to painting Yellowstone, he also painted landscapes from Mt. Rainier and Yosemite national parks.
image via: Smithsonian American Art Museum
(via: Yellowstone National Park)