United States: Painting and Sculpture before 1950

  • Rolling Power

    Charles Sheeler. American, 1883–1965

    Rolling Power, 1939

    Oil on canvas

    Purchased with the Drayton Hillyer Fund

    ID Number: SC 1940:18

  • Pennsylvania Excavation

    George Wesley Bellows. American, 1882–1925

    Pennsylvania Excavation, February 1907

    Oil on canvas

    Gift of Mary Gordon Roberts, class of 1960, in honor of the 50th reunion of her class

    ID Number: SC 2010:11

  • Echo Lake, Franconia Mountains, New Hampshire

    Albert Bierstadt. American, 1830–1902

    Echo Lake, Franconia Mountains, New Hampshire, 1861

    Oil on canvas

    Purchased with the assistance of funds given by Mrs. John Stewart Dalrymple (Bernice Barber, class of 1910)

    ID Number: SC 1960:37

  • Tattered and Torn

    Alfred Kappes. American, 1850–1894

    Tattered and Torn, 1886

    Oil on canvas

    Purchased with the Beatrice Oenslager Chace, class of 1928, Fund, the Rita Rich Fraad, class of 1937, Fund for American Art, the Kathleen Compton Sherrerd, class of 1954, Fund for American Art, and with restricted acquisition funds.

    ID Number: SC 2001:3

  • Mrs. Edith Mahon

    Thomas Eakins. American, 1844–1916

    Mrs. Edith Mahon, 1904

    Oil on canvas

    Purchased with the Drayton Hillyer Fund

    ID Number: SC 1931:2

  • View of Northampton from the Dome of the Hospital

    Thomas Charles Farrer. British, 1839–1891

    View of Northampton from the Dome of the Hospital, 1865

    Oil on canvas

    Purchased

    ID Number: SC 1953:96

  • My Dining Room

    John Singer Sargent. American, 1856–1925

    My Dining Room, c. 1883-1886

    Oil on canvas

    Purchased with funds given by Mrs. Henry Tomlinson Curtiss (Mina Kirstein, class of 1918) in memory of William Allan Neilson.

    ID Number: SC 1968:10

  • The First Leaves

    Dwight William Tryon. American, 1849–1925

    The First Leaves, 1889

    Oil on panel

    Purchased with the Winthrop Hillyer Fund

    ID Number: SC 1889:6-1

  • Lieutenant David Billings (1730-1807)

    William Jennys. American, active 1793–1807

    Lieutenant David Billings (1730-1807), c. 1800

    Oil on canvas

    Gift of H. Louisa Billings, class of 1905, and Marian Caroline Billings, class of 1901

    ID Number: SC 1972:41-1

  • Toy Horse (from Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)

    Unknown Artist. American, 19th century

    Toy Horse (from Cumberland County, Pennsylvania), n.d.

    Carved and painted wood

    Bequest of Dorothy C. Miller (Mrs. Holger Cahill), class of 1925

    ID Number: SC 2003:30-12

  • Lake George and the Village of Caldwell

    Thomas Chambers. American (born England), 1808–1866 or later

    Lake George and the Village of Caldwell, Mid-19th century

    Oil on canvas

    Bequest of Annie Swan Coburn (Mrs. Lewis Larned Coburn)

    ID Number: SC 1942:9-1

  • Heating Stove Figure: George Washington

    Alonzo Blanchard. American, active 1822–1863

    Heating Stove Figure: George Washington, 1843 (design patent)

    Cast iron

    Purchased

    ID Number: SC 1980:24

  • Henry McBride, Art Critic

    Florine Stettheimer. American, 1871–1944

    Henry McBride, Art Critic, 1922

    Oil on canvas

    Gift of Ettie Stettheimer, the artist’s sister

    ID Number: SC 1951:198

  • Auto Tower (Industrial Forms)

    John Storrs. American, 1885–1956

    Auto Tower (Industrial Forms), c. 1922

    Painted plaster

    Purchased with funds given by Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Boeckman (Elizabeth Mayer, class of 1954)

    ID Number: SC 1989: 1

  • Resting Stag

    Elie Nadelman. American, 1882–1946

    Resting Stag, c. 1915

    Gold leafed bronze on wood-veneered base

    Purchased with income from the Hillyer, Tryon, and Mather Funds and funds given by Bernice Hirschman Tumen, class of 1923, in honor of the class of 1923

    ID Number: 1983:24