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Works of Art (148)

Across the Campagna, 1872, George Inness (American), Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on off-white wove paper (67.55.145)
Aladdin Vase, 1880–83, Decorator: Maria Longworth Nichols (American, 1849–1932); Manufacturer: Rookwood Pottery (1880–1967), Earthenware (1981.443)
America Today: Changing West, 1930–31, Thomas Hart Benton (American), Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior (2012.478f)
America Today: City Activities with Dance Hall, 1930–31, Thomas Hart Benton (American), Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior (2012.478b)
America Today: City Activities with Subway, 1930–31
Thomas Hart Benton (American), Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior (2012.478c)
America Today: City Building, 1930–31, Thomas Hart Benton (American), Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior (2012.478i)
America Today: Coal, 1930–31, Thomas Hart Benton (American), Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior (2012.478g)
America Today: Deep South, 1930–31, Thomas Hart Benton (American), Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior (2012.478d)
America Today: Instruments of Power, 1930–31, Thomas Hart Benton (American), Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior (2012.478a)
America Today: Midwest, 1930–31, Thomas Hart Benton (American), Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior (2012.478e)
America Today: Outreaching Hands, 1930–31, Thomas Hart Benton (American), Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior (2012.478j)
America Today: Steel, 1930–31, Thomas Hart Benton (American), Egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panel with a honeycomb interior (2012.478h)
Annie, from the "French Set" (Douze eaux-fortes d'après Nature), 1857–58, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching; fourth state of seven (Glasgow); printed in black ink on tan (darkened) chine mounted on white wove paper (chine-collé) (1970.121.78)
April 21, 1978, 1978, Sarah Charlesworth (American), 45 chromogenic prints (2010.554a-ss)
Architectural elements from North Family Dwelling, New Lebanon, New York, ca. 1830–40, American, Wood (1972.187.1)
Architecture, 1898, Daniel Chester French (American), Bronze (2013.135.1)
Armchair, ca. 1768, Attributed to Thomas Affleck (American, born Scotland), Philadelphia, Mahogany and white oak with modern yellow silk upholstery (2007.302a–c)
Autumn Meadows, 1869, George Inness (American), Oil on canvas (1974.75)
Autumn Oaks, ca. 1878, George Inness (American), Oil on canvas (87.8.8)
Banister-back chair, 1715–35, Northeastern coastal Massachusetts or Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Poplar, maple, ash (52.195.8)
The Barbarians, 1937, Max Ernst (French, born Germany), Oil on cardboard (1999.363.21)
Bedstead, 1830–60, American; New Lebanon, New York, Maple and pine (1981.226)
Bench, 1825–50, American; Hancock, Massachusetts, Pine (66.10.2)
Black Lion Wharf, from the "Thames Set" (A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects), 1859, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching; fourth state of four (Glasgow); black ink on medium-weight laid paper with fibers (67.630.59)
Blanket chest, 1835–75, American, Pine(66.10.15)
The Bowery, 1930, Reginald Marsh (American), Tempera on Masonite (32.81.2)
Bowl, 1917, Adelaide Alsop Robineau (American, 1865–1929), Porcelain (23.145)
Bowl, ca. 1897, Manufacturer: Ceramic Art Company (Trenton, New Jersey, 1889–96), Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration (1987.26)
Box, 1660–85, Attributed to John Thurston (American), Dedham or Medfield, Massachusetts, White oak, red oak, southern yellow pine (10.125.680)
Builders, 1929, James Lesesne Wells (American), Linocut (1999.529.173)
Candle stand, 1800–1840, American; New Lebanon, New York, Cherry (66.10.21)
Captain John Gell, 1785, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (2000.450)
Card table, 1760–85, Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, maple, chestnut, white pine (67.114.1)
Card table, 1760–90, New York, Mahogany, white oak, tulip poplar, white pine (47.35)
Chelsea Bridge and Church, from the "Thames Set" (A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects), 1870–71, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching and drypoint; fifth state of seven (Glasgow); printed in black ink on ivory laid paper (17.3.65)
Chest of drawers, 1755–90, Philadelphia, Mahogany, tulip poplar, yellow pine (18.110.6)
Chest of drawers, ca. 1747, Boston, Maple, white pine (10.125.58)
Chest with drawers, 1675–1700, Wethersfield, Connecticut, Oak, pine, cedar (66.190.1)
Chest-on-chest, 1760–90, New York, Mahogany, yellow pine, tulip poplar (64.249.3)
Chest, 1663–80, Attributed to William Searle (American) or Thomas Dennis (American), Ipswich, Massachusetts, White oak (10.125.685)
Chest, 1770–80, New England, Mahogany, white pine (2001.644)
Cotton Pickers, Georgia, 1928–29, Thomas Hart Benton (American), Tempera and oil on canvas (33.144.2)
Cupboard, 1670–1700, Plymouth or Barnstable County, Massachusetts, Red oak, eastern white pine, Atlantic white cedar, eastern red cedar, black walnut, maple (50.20.3)
Cupboard, 1800–1850, American; New Lebanon, New York, Pine (66.10.13)
Cupboard, 1800–1900, American; New Lebanon, New York, Pine (66.10.11)
Delaware Water Gap, 1861, George Inness (American), Oil on canvas (32.151)
Desk and bookcase, 1760–90, Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, chestnut, white pine, yellow pine, tulip poplar (15.21.2)
Desk and bookcase, ca. 1779, Workshop of Nathaniel Gould (American), Salem, Massachusetts, Mahogany, white pine (10.125.81a)
Desk, 1700–1730, Boston, Massachusetts, Eastern white pine, poplar, black walnut, ash (10.125.75)
Dining table, 1800–1825, American; Hancock, Massachusetts, Pine, maple, and basswood (66.10.1)
The Doorway, from the "First Venice Set" (Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings), 1879–80, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching, drypoint, and roulette; fourteenth state of twenty (Glasgow); printed in brownish black ink on ivory laid paper (17.3.90)
Double counter, ca. 1825, American; New Lebanon, New York, Pine, applewood and pearwood (66.10.14)
Dress, ca. 1966–67, American, Paper printed with allover pattern of Campbell Soup cans in black, red, and gold (1995.178.3)
Dressing table, 1740–50, Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany (1994.449)
Eagle, 1809–11, William Rush (American, 1756–1833), Carved wood (probably Eastern white pine), gessoed and gilded, and cast iron, painted (2002.21.1)
Easy chair, 1715–30, Boston, Massachusetts, Maple, oak, black tupelo (50.228.1)
The Embroidered Curtain, 1889, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching and drypoint; sixth state of ten (Glasgow); printed in dark brown ink on fine ivory laid paper (17.3.151)
Embroidered Sampler, 1807, Julia Ann Fitch (American), Silk on linen (2010.466)
Embroidered sampler, 1844, Mariah Boil (American), Silk and cotton thread on linen/cotton, embroidered(2008.453)
Evening at Medfield, Massachusetts, 1875, George Inness (American), Oil on canvas (10.64.6)
Figure of an eagle, 1800–1830, Philadelphia Pine (59.89)
Fireplace surround, 1878, Decorator: Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910), Glazed earthenware, overglaze enamel decoration (2003.140)
The Fish Shop, Busy Chelsea (Fish Shop, Chelsea), 1885–86, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching; second state of two (Glasgow) (2012.136.961)
Flight of the Dolphin, 2010, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaiain (Iran, born 1924), Mirror mosaic, reverse-glass painting, glue and plaster on wood (2010.395)
George Washington quilt, ca. 1876, American, Printed cotton (1985.347)
George Washington, ca. 1795–96, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (07.160)
Girandole, 1817, New York City and Albany, New York, Gilded, gesso, mirror glass with white pine (1974.363.1)
Harem Scene, ca. 1884–1900, Henry Siddons Mowbray (American) Oil on canvas (26.158.3)
High chest of drawers, 1700–1730, Boston, Massachusetts, Black walnut, poplar, maple, hickory, eastern white pine (52.195.2a,b)
High chest of drawers, 1730–50, Boston, Walnut, walnut veneer, white pine (10.125.62)
Horatio Gates, ca. 1793–94, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (1977.243)
Icarus, Empire State Building, 1930, Lewis Hine (American), Gelatin silver print (1987.1100.119)
James Monroe, ca. 1820–22, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (29.89)
Joined armchair, 1650–1700, Essex County, Massachusetts, Oak (1995.98)
Josef de Jaudenes y Nebot, 1794, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (07.75)
Joseph Anthony, Jr., ca. 1795–98, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (05.40.1)
July Hay, 1943, Thomas Hart Benton (American), Egg tempera, methyl cellulose, and oil on Masonite (43.159.1)
Kast, 1650–1700, American; New York City or vicinity, Painted white oak, red oak (1988.21)
Kitchen Corner, Tenant Farmhouse, Hale County, Alabama, 1936, Walker Evans (American), Gelatin silver print (1988.1030)
La Marchande de moutarde, from the "French Set" (Douze eaux-fortes d'après Nature), 1858, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching; third state of five (Glasgow); black ink on gray chine on white wove paper (chine-collé) (17.3.16)
Liberty, 1800, China; made for the American market, Verre églomisé (46.67.85)
The Lime-Burner (W. Jones, Lime-Burner, Thames Street), from the "Thames Set" (A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects), 1859, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching and drypoint; first state of two (Glasgow); warm black ink on ivory wove paper (17.3.39)
Louis-Marie, Vicomte de Noailles, 1798, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (1970.262)
Matilda Stoughton de Jaudenes, 1794, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (07.76)
Mederic-Louis-Elie Moreau de Saint-Méry, 1798, James Sharples (American), Pastel and black chalk (or black pastel) on toned (now oxidized) wove paper (24.109.89)
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, 1931, Grant Wood (American), Oil on Masonite (50.117)
Millbank, from the "Thames Set" (A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects), 1861, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching and drypoint; fifth state of five; printed in black ink on ivory laid Japan (17.3.55)
Mrs. Joseph Anthony, Jr., ca. 1795–98, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (05.40.2)
New Orleans House, 1935, Walker Evans (American), Gelatin silver print (2011.553.4)
The New School for Social Research, ca. 1930, Walker Evans (American), Gelatin silver print (1995.560.3)
Nocturne, from the "First Venice Set" (Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings), 1879–80, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching and drypoint; sixth state of nine (Glasgow); printed in black ink on heavy cream Japan (17.3.86)
Nocturne: Dance House, 1889, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching and drypoint; fourth state of six; printed in dark brown ink on medium-weight ivory laid paper (17.3.150)
Nocturne: Palaces, from the "Second Venice Set" (A Set of Twenty-Six Etchings by James A. McN. Whistler), 1879–80, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching and drypoint; twelfth state of twelve (Glasgow); printed in dark brown ink on drum-mounted medium-weight ivory laid paper (40.63.8)
Oval box, 1800–1900, American, Maple and pine (66.10.36a,b)
Oval table with falling leaves, 1715–40, Rhode Island, Maple, eastern white pine (10.125.133)
Painting & Sculpture, 1899, Daniel Chester French (American), Bronze (2013.135.2)
Pair of Altar Vases, 1915, Arthur J. Stone (American, born England, 1847–1938); Herbert Taylor (American, 1892–1942), Gardner, Massachusetts, Silver and gold (2011.347,.348)
Pair of canns, 1783, Paul Revere, Jr. (American), Silver (58.3.5-.6)
Peace and Plenty, 1865, George Inness (American), Oil on canvas (94.27)
Pierre Bacot, ca. 1708–10, Henrietta Johnston (American), Pastel, red and black chalk on off-white laid paper (47.103.24)
Pierrot, 1889, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching and drypoint; sixth state of eight (Glasgow); printed in dark brown ink on medium-weight ivory laid paper (17.3.149)
Pine Grove of the Barberini Villa, 1876, George Inness (American), Oil on canvas (98.16)
Pitcher, 1868–86, Manufacturer: Greenwood Pottery Company (Trenton, New Jersey, 1861–1933), Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration, and gilding (1989.219)
Pitcher, ca. 1853–60, Decorator: Haughwout & Daily (New York, 1852–54), Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration, and gilding (1996.560)
Pitcher, ca. 1865, Decorator: Boston China Decorating Works (1860–ca. 1925), Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration, and gilding (1986.110)
Plaque, 1880, Decorator: Cecilia Beaux (American, 1855–1942), Porcelain (2002.214)
Plaque, ca. 1878–85, Decorator: Rosina Emmet (American, 1854–1948); Manufacturer: Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (1759–present), Earthenware(1991.25)
Plate, 1886, Decorator: Lizzie M. Fairchild (American, dates unknown), Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration (1991.370.4)
Plate, 1908, Decorator: Marie B. Bohmann (American, dates unknown); Manufacturer: R. Delinieres and Company (1879–present), Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration (1987.227)
Plateau, ca. 1825, John W. Forbes (American), Silver, glass, walnut (1993.167)
Portrait of an Artist, ca. 1786, Gilbert Stuart (American), Oil on canvas (26.16)
Quilt center, ca. 1790, John Hewson (American, born England), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Cotton (2005.284)
Quilt with eagle pattern, 1837–50, American, New England, Cotton (1974.32)
Rattle, whistle, and bells, 1755–68, Nicholas Roosevelt (American), Gold, coral (47.70)
Rayograph, 1923–28, Man Ray (American), Gelatin silver print (2005.100.140)
Revolving chair, 1840–70, American, Maple, white oak, pine, and birch (66.10.26)
The Riva, No. 1 (The Riva), from the "First Venice Set" (Venice, a Series of Twelve Etchings), 1879–80, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching and drypoint; fourth state of four (Glasgow); printed in black ink on medium-weight ivory laid paper (17.3.93)
Rocking chair, 1820–50, American, Maple and birch (66.10.23)
Room and staircase from the John Wentworth House, 1695–1700, Portsmouth, New Hampshire (26.290)
Room from the Hart House, 1680, Ipswich, Massachusetts (36.127)
Seed stand, 1800–1825, American; New Lebanon, New York, Pine and maple (66.10.19)
Sewing or work table, 1820–50, American; New Lebanon, New York, Walnut, cherry, butternut, pine, basswood(66.10.17)
Sewing table, 1843, Made by James X. Smith (American), New Lebanon, New York, Cherry, butternut, pine, basswood, sycamore, maple (66.10.18)
Side chair, 1730–90, New England, Walnut, cherry (46.192.2)
Side chair, 1740–60, Philadelphia, Walnut, yellow pine (62.171.21)
Side chair, 1765–75, New York, Mahogany, sweet gum (57.158.1)
Side chair, 1840–60, American; Watervliet, New York, and New Lebanon, New York, Maple (66.10.5)
Sketches on the Coast Survey Plate, 1854–55, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching; only state (Glasgow); printed in black ink on a complete sheet of linen-textured ivory laid paper with MBM watermark appearing twice (17.3.1)
Small cabinet, 1679, Attributed to the Symonds shop tradition, Salem, Massachusetts, Red oak, white pine, black walnut, red cedar, maple (10.125.168)
Soup bowl, ca. 1885–90, Decorator: Mary Louise McLaughlin (American, 1847–1939), Porcelain, overglaze enamel decoration, and gilding (1986.307.3)
Spindle-back armchair, 1640–80, Boston or Charlestown, Massachusetts, Ash (51.12.2)
Spring Blossoms, Montclair, New Jersey, ca. 1891, George Inness (American), Oil and crayon or charcoal on canvas (11.116.4)
Street at Saverne, from the "French Set" (Douze eaux-fortes d'après Nature), 1858, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching and open bite or sandpaper ground; third state of four (Glasgow); blue chine on off-white wove paper (chine-collé) (17.3.12)
Sunrise, 1887, George Inness (American), Oil on canvas (54.156)
Tea table, 1765–75, Philadelphia, Mahogany (25.115.31)
Teapot, 1796, Paul Revere, Jr. (American), Silver (33.120.543)
Title page from the "French Set" (Douze eaux-fortes d'après nature), 1858, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Etching; only state (Glasgow); black ink on tan chine on off-white wove paper (chine-collé) (1970.121.69)
Tommies Bathing, 1918, John Singer Sargent (American), Watercolor and graphite on white wove paper (50.130.48)
Vase with peacock feathers, ca. 1889, Auguste Delaherche (French), Stoneware (2013.483)
Vase, 1879, John Bennett (American, born England, 1840–1907), Painted and glazed earthenware(1985.168)
Vase, 1880, Decorator: Mary Louise McLaughlin (American, 1847–1939), Painted and glazed earthenware (L.1987.11)
Vase, 1888, Decorator: Celia Laighton Thaxter (American, 1835–1894); Manufacturer: Boston China Decorating Works (1860–ca. 1925), Glazed and painted earthenware (1997.337)
Vase, ca. 1905, Adelaide Alsop Robineau (American, 1865–1929), Porcelain (2004.464)
Weary, 1863, James McNeill Whistler (American, 1834–1903), Drypoint; fourth state of six (Glasgow); printed in black ink on tissue-weight ivory Japan (83.1.28)
Winter Landscape, 1909, George Seeley (American), Gum bichromate over platinum print (2005.100.116)
Wisconsin Landscape, 1938–39, John Steuart Curry (American), Oil on canvas (42.154)
The Woodshed, 1969, Romare Bearden (American), Cut and pasted paper, cloth, and pencil on Masonite (1970.19)
The Writing Master, 1882, Thomas Eakins (American), Oil on canvas (17.173)

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