Art Stories Highlights

  • Mourning Picture

    Edwin Romanzo Elmer. American, 1850–1923

    Mourning Picture, 1890

    Oil on canvas.

    Purchased.

    ID Number: SC 1953:129.

  • Self Portrait with Olive and Mae

    Katy Schneider. American, 1964

    Self Portrait with Olive and Mae, 1996

    Oil on canvas.

    Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York: Hassam, Betts and Symons Funds.

    ID Number: SC 1997:29-2.

  • Cycladic Woman

    Unknown artist.

    Cycladic Woman,

    Stone.

    Gift of Dr. Aron and Toby Cole Krich in memory of Ely Chinoy, class of 1975, Mary Higgins Gamble Professor of Sociology and Anthropology.

    ID Number: SC 1975:41

  • Pretty Penny

    Edward Hopper. American, 1882–1967

    Pretty Penny, 1939

    Oil on canvas.

    Gift of Mrs. Charles MacArthur (Helen Hayes LHD, class of 1940).

    ID Number: SC 1965:4

  • Mrs. Nesbitt as Circe

    Joshua Reynolds. English, 1723–1792

    Mrs. Nesbitt as Circe, 1781

    Oil on canvas.

    Gift of Dwight W. Morrow Jr., Anne Morrow Lindbergh, class of 1928, and Constance Morrow Morgan, class of 1935.

    ID Number: SC 1958:4

  • Woodland Still Life

    Abraham Mignon. German, 1640–1679

    Woodland Still Life, after 1660

    Oil on canvas.

    Purchased with the Eleanor Lamont Cunningham, class of 1932, Fund in memory of Alphons P. A. Vorenkamp.

    ID Number: SC 1957:3

  • Temptation

    Whitfield Lovell. American, born 1959

    Temptation, 2000

    Charcoal on wood, four frames with glass, chair and metal

    Purchased with the Hillyer-Tryon-Mather Fund.

    ID Number: SC 2012:12

  • Table, Guitar, and Bottle

    Pablo Picasso. Spanish, 1881–1973

    Table, Guitar, and Bottle, 1919

    Oil on canvas.

    Purchased with the Sarah J. Maher Fund.

    ID Number: SC 1932:15

  • Floor Segment: Personification of the River Pyramos

    Unknown artist. Roman, Syria, mid-to-late 2nd century C.E.

    Floor Segment: Personification of the River Pyramos, 2nd century

    Stone tesserae.

    Purchased with the Drayton Hillyer Fund.

    ID Number: SC 1938:14

  • The Emperor and the Empress Meiji with Prince Haru, the Future Taisho Emperor

    Yoshu Chikanonu. Japanese, 1838–1912

    The Emperor and the Empress Meiji with Prince Haru, the Future Taisho Emperor, 1888

    Woodcut on paper.

    Purchased with the Carlyn and George Steiner (Carlyn Koch, class of 1967) Fund, in honor of Joan Koch Smith.

    ID Number: SC 2006:43

  • 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

  • Landscape

    George Inness. American, 1825–1894

    Landscape, 1877

    Oil on canvas.

    Bequest of Frank L. Harrington in honor of Louise Cronin Harrington, class of 1926.

    ID Number: SC 1989:6

  • Henrietta Elizabeth Frederica Vane (ca. 1773-1807)

    Gilbert Stuart. American, 1755–1828

    Henrietta Elizabeth Frederica Vane (ca. 1773-1807), 1783

    Oil on canvas.

    Gift in memory of Jessie Rand Goldthwait (Jessie Rand, class of 1890), by her husband, Dr. Joel E. Goldthwait, and daughter, Mrs. Charles Lincoln Taylor (Margaret Rand Goldthwaits, class of 1921).

    ID Number: SC 1957:39

  • Hard Edge Drawings al la Dad

    Munio Takahashi Makuuchi. American, 1934–2000

    Hard Edge Drawings al la Dad, n.d.

    Etching on paper.

    Purchased with the Elizabeth Halsey Dock, class of 1933 Fund

    ID Number: SC 2012:59-3

  • Preparation of the Dead Girl

    Gustave Courbet. French, 1819–1877

    Preparation of the Dead Girl, ca. 1850–1855

    Oil on canvas.

    Purchased with the Drayton Hillyer Fund.

    ID Number: SC 1929:1