Collections: American Art

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    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Cartonnage and Mummy

This cartonnage illustrates the combination of Egyptian with Classical art in the Roman Period: the idealized portrait includes the hierogly...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

 

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Doña Mariana Belsunse y SalasarSketchbookSketchbookItalian SketchbookWoman in ManteauTropical SceneryBacchanteSketchbook, Conway, New HampshireVirgin of GuadalupeDoña María de la Luz Padilla y Gómez de CervantesKnow Thy SelfOn the Delaware RiverThe Waste of Waters is Their FieldThe WaveA Ride for Liberty -- The Fugitive Slaves (recto)Street Scene (Hester Street)Shooting for the BeefPierre Van CortlandtJohn VinallEast River ParkMy UncleVirginWyntje (Lavinia) Van VechtenPortrait of a WomanGeorge WashingtonGirl with AppleMrs. Sylvester (Abigail Pickman) GardinerStill Life with FruitA Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. RosalieMrs. Alexander Cumming, née Elizabeth Goldthwaite, later Mrs. John BaconBound AngelJonas PlattSketchbookAnatomy SketchbookStudy for "They Will Take My Island"John Van CortlandtVirgin of Pomata with St. Nicholas Tolentino and St. Rose of LimaThe Carpenters Shop in NazarethSaint Catherine of SienaTemple of Khonsu at KarnakStanding WomanMrs. Charles DodgeChrist Child with Passion SymbolsSwinging in the SquareUrco, Ninth Inca, 1 of 14 Portraits of Inca KingsAtahualpa, Fourteenth Inca, 1 of 14 Portraits of Inca KingsGourdsPortrait of a Gentleman/Mourning MiniatureLetitia Wilson JordanMartinique WomanWilliam Rush Carving His Allegorical Figure of the Schuylkill RiverNude on Chair, Legs CrossedOur Lady of Cocharcas on the AltarHome SceneLake George

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