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Frank Romero (Born: East Los Angeles, California 1941)
Death of Rubén Salazar
1986, oil on canvas

Death of Rubén Salazars




Jacob Eichholtz (Born: Lancaster, Pennsylvania 1776– Died: Lancaster, Pennsylvania 1842)
James Buchanan
1834, oil on canvas

James Buchanan




Edward Hopper (Born: Nyack, New York 1882– Died: New York, New York 1967)
People in the Sun
1960, oil on canvas

People in the Sun




Studio of Benjamin West
Mary Hopkinson
about 1764, oil on canvas

The Breakdown




William H. Johnson (Born: Florence, South Carolina 1901– Died: Central Islip, New York 1970)
The Breakdown
about 1940-1941, oil on plywood

The Breakdown




B. J. O. Nordfeldt (Born: Tullstorp, Sweden 1878– Died: Henderson, Texas 1955)
Christ Walking on Water
1951, oil on canvas

Christ Walking on Water




John F. Peto (Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1854– Died: Island Heights, New Jersey 1907)
Rack Picture for William Malcolm Bunn
1882, oil on canvas

Rack Picture for William Malcolm Bunn




Thomas Hovenden (Born: Dunmanway, Ireland 1840– Died: Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania )
Portrait of Frank Hamilton Cushing
1895, oil on canvas

Portrait of Frank Hamilton Cushing




Jasper Francis Cropsey (Born: Rossville, New York 1823– Died: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York)
Catskill Creek
1895, oil on canvas

Catskill Creek




Abbott Handerson Thayer (Born: Boston, Massachusetts 1849–Died: Dublin, New Hampshire 1921)
A Bride
1895, oil on canvas

A Bride




Unidentified
Copy after Peter Paul Rubens (Born: Siegen, Westphalia, Germany 1577– Died: Antwerp, Belgium 1640)
Portrait of Rubens' Wife
17th century, oil on canvas

Portrait of Rubens' Wife




Thomas J. Scott (Born: Tullytown, Pennsylvania– Died: Lexington, Kentucky 1888)
Portrait of Lexington
about 1857, oil on canvas mounted on fiberboard

Portrait of Lexington




Abbott Handerson Thayer (Born: Boston, Massachusetts 1849– Died: Dublin, New Hampshire 1921)
Portrait of a Lady (Mrs. William B. Cabot)
1900-1902, oil on canvas

Portrait of a Lady (Mrs. William B. Cabot)




Ernest L. Blumenschein (Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1874–Died: Albuquerque, New Mexico 1960)
Picuris Mountain (Near Taos)
about 1940, oil on canvas

Picuris Mountain (Near Taos)




Ad Reinhardt (Born: Buffalo, New York 1913– Died: New York, New York 1967)
Untitled
1937, oil on wood

Untitled




J. Bond Francisco (Born: Cincinnati, Ohio 1863– Died: Los Angeles, California 1931)
The Sick Child
1893, oil on canvas

The Sick Child




Wayne Thiebaud (Born: Mesa, Arizona 1920)
Jackpot Machine
1962, oil on canvas

Jackpot Machine




John Vanderlyn (Born: ingston, New York 1775– Died: Kingston, New York 1852)
The Landing of Columbus
about 1840, oil on canvas

The Landing of Columbus




Albert Pinkham Ryder (Born: New Bedford, Massachusetts 1847– Died: New York, New York 1917)
Passing Song
about 1840, oil on canvas

Passing Song




Elizabeth Nourse (Born: Mount Healthy, Ohio 1859– Died: Paris, France 1938)
Fisher Girl of Picardy
about 1840, oil on canvas

Fisher Girl of Picardy




Romaine Brooks (Born: Rome, Italy 1874– Died: Nice, France 1970)
La France Croisee
1914, oil on canvas

La France Croisee




George Catlin (Born: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 1796– Died: Jersey City, New Jersey 1872)
Kee-o-kuk, The Watchful Fox, Chief of the Tribe
1835, oil on canvas

Kee-o-kuk, The Watchful Fox, Chief of the Tribe




Gene Davis (Born: Washington, District of Columbia 1920– Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1985)
Hot Beat
1835, oil on canvas

Hot Beat




Paul Cadmus (Born: New York, New York 1904– Died: Weston, Connecticut 1999)
Bar Italia
1953-1955, tempera on wood

Bar Italia




Jon Serl (Born: Olean, New York 1894– Died: Lake Elsinore, California 1993)
2 Dogs—3 BANDSMEN; and camera
1953-1955, tempera on wood

2 Dogs—3 BANDSMEN; and camera




Honoré Sharrer (Born: West Point, New York 1920– Died: Washington, District of Columbia )
Tribute to the American Working People
2009, oil on composition board

Tribute to the American Working People




Thomas Moran (Born: Bolton, England 1837– Died: Santa Barbara, California 1926)
Cliffs of the Upper Colorado River, Wyoming Territory
1882, oil on canvas

Cliffs of the Upper Colorado River, Wyoming Territory




Philip Evergood (Born: New York, New York 1901– Died: Bridgewater, Connecticut 1973)
Dowager in a Wheelchair
1952, oil on fiberboard

Dowager in a Wheelchair




Joseph Henry Sharp (Born: Bridgeport, Ohio 1859– Died: Pasadena, California 1953)
The Voice of the Great Spirit
1952, oil on fiberboard

The Voice of the Great Spirit




William Gropper (Born: New York, New York 1897– Died: Manhasset, New York 1977)
Construction of the Dam (study for mural, the Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.)
1938, oil on canvas

Construction of the Dam (study for mural




Laszlo Moholy-Nagy (Born: Bacsbarsod, Hungary 1895– Died: Chicago, Illinois 1946)
Leuk 5
1938, oil and pencil on canvas

Leuk 5




Thomas Wilmer Dewing (Born: Boston, Massachusetts 1851– Died: New York, New York 1938)
Portrait of Frances C. Houston
1938, oil and pencil on canvas

Portrait of Frances C. Houston




Alexandrina Robertson Harris (Born: Aberdeen, Scotland 1886– Died: New York, New York 1978)
Amelia Earhart
about 1935, watercolor on ivory

Amelia Earhart




Harvey Dinnerstein (Born: New York, New York 1928)
Brownstone
1958-1960, oil on canvas

Brownstone




Elbridge Ayer Burbank (Born: Harvard, Illinois 1858– Died: San Francisco, California 1949)
Geronimo
about 1900, oil on canvas

Salome




Henry Ossawa Tanner (Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1859– Died: Paris, France 1937)
Salome
1899,oil on board

Salome




Miner Kilbourne Kellogg (Born: Manlius Square, New York 1814– Died: Toledo, Ohio 1889)
Ruins of Asrum Asia Minor: Explored with Layard (Sir Henry Layard)
about 1845, oil on paperboard

Ruins of Asrum Asia Minor: Explored with Layard (Sir Henry Layard)




George Cochran Lambdin (Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1830– Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1896)
Autumn Sunshine
1880, oil on canvas

Autumn Sunshine




Roger Medearis (Born: Fayette, Missouri 1920– Died: San Marino, California 2001)
Godly Susan
1941, egg tempera on board

Godly Susan




Johann Hermann Carmiencke (Born: Hamburg, Germany 1810– Died: Brooklyn, New York 1867)
Hudson River at Cold Spring
1861, oil on canvas

Hudson River at Cold Spring




Helen Lundeberg (Born: Chicago, Illinois 1908– Died: Los Angeles, California 1999)
Double Portrait of the Artist in Time
1861, oil on canvas

Double Portrait of the Artist in Time




Kenyon Cox (Born: Warren, Ohio 1856– Died: New York, New York 1919)
Study for Mural for Appellate Court Building, New York; "Statute Law", Helmet for Figure of "Force"
about 1899, oil on canvas

Study for Mural for Appellate Court Building, New York




Ben Shahn (Born: Kovno, Lithuania 1898– Died: New York, New York 1969)
After Titian
1959, tempera on fiberboard

Study for Mural for Appellate Court Building, New York




Asher B. Durand (Born: Jefferson Village, New Jersey 1796 Died: Maplewood, New Jersey 1886)
Georgianna Frances Adams
1886, oil on canvas

Georgianna Frances Adams




George Bellows (Born: Columbus, Ohio 1882– Died: New York, New York 1925)
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Wase
1924, oil on canvas

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Wase




Jaune Quick-To-See Smith (Born: St. Ignatius, Montana 1940)
State Names
2000, oil, collage and mixed media on canvas

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Wase




John Henry Twachtman (Born: Cincinnati, Ohio 1853– Died: Gloucester, Massachusetts)
Hemlock Pool
1902, oil on canvas

Hemlock Pool




William H. Johnson (Born: Florence, South Carolina 1901– Died: Central Islip, New York 1970)
Marian Anderson
1901, oil on paperboard

Marian Anderson




Howard Cook (Born: Springfield, Massachusetts 1901– Died: Santa Fe, New Mexico 1980)
Central Park
1901, wood engraving on paper

Central Park




William Bradford (Born: Fairhaven, Massachusetts 1823– Died: New York, New York)
Whaler off the Vineyard--Outward Bound
1892, oil on fiberboard

Whaler off the Vineyard--Outward Bound




Alma Thomas (Born: Columbus, Georgia 1891– Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1978)
Red Abstraction
1959, oil on canvas

Red Abstraction




Rockwell Kent (Born: Tarrytown Heights, New York 1882– Died: Plattsburgh, New York 1971)
Mail Service in the Tropics (mural study, U.S. Post Office Department, Washington, D.C.)
about 1935-1936, pencil and oil on plywood

Mail Service in the Tropics (mural study, U.S. Post Office Department, Washington, D.C.)