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American Art of the Northeast

  • The Monhegan Boat

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    The Monhegan Boat

    1918

    Edward Hopper, American, 1882–1967

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 17.8 x 22.9 cm (7 x 9 in.)

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    Etching

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    Prints

    Accession Number

    29.1928

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  • Old Fairbanks House, Dedham,...

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    Old Fairbanks House, Dedham, Massachusetts

    about 1884

    Childe Hassam, American, 1859–1935

    Dimensions

    56.2 x 55.88 cm (22 1/8 x 22 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on paper mounted on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    1982.386

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    Bressler Gallery (Arts & Crafts Movement) - 222 More Info

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  • Charles River and Beacon Hill

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    Charles River and Beacon Hill

    about 1892

    Childe Hassam, American, 1859–1935

    Dimensions

    40.96 x 45.72 cm (16 1/8 x 18 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    1978.178

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    Murray Gallery (Amer. Impress.) - 226 More Info

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  • Paul Revere

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    Paul Revere

    1768

    John Singleton Copley, American, 1738–1815

    Dimensions

    89.22 x 72.39 cm (35 1/8 x 28 1/2 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    30.781

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    Lynch Gallery (Colonial Boston) - 132 More Info

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  • Copley Square, Boston

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    Copley Square, Boston

    about 1908

    Arthur Clifton Goodwin, American, 1864–1929

    Dimensions

    76.83 x 91.76 cm (30 1/4 x 36 1/8 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    48.550

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  • Dartmouth Street from Copley Square

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    Dartmouth Street from Copley Square

    about 1910–20

    Arthur Clifton Goodwin, American, 1864–1929

    Dimensions

    33.02 x 48.26 cm (13 x 19 in.)

    Medium

    Pastel on paper mounted on paperboard

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    1984.915

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  • Long Branch, New Jersey

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    Long Branch, New Jersey

    1869

    Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910

    Dimensions

    40.64 x 55.24 cm (16 x 21 3/4 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    41.631

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    Alfond Gallery (Homer, Eakins, Civil War) - 234 More Info

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  • Gloucester, Mackerel Fleet at Dawn

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    Gloucester Mackerel Fleet at Dawn

    1884

    Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910

    Dimensions

    39.69 x 95.88 cm (15 5/8 x 37 3/4 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on panel

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    1985.332

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    Alfond Gallery (Homer, Eakins, Civil War) - 234 More Info

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  • Gloucester, Mackerel Fleet at...

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    Gloucester Mackerel Fleet at Sunset

    1884

    Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910

    Dimensions

    39.69 x 95.88 cm (15 5/8 x 37 3/4 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on panel

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    1985.331

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    Alfond Gallery (Homer, Eakins, Civil War) - 234 More Info

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  • An Afterglow

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    An Afterglow

    1883

    Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 38.0 x 54.7 cm (14 15/16 x 21 9/16 in.)

    Medium

    Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper

    Classification

    Watercolors

    Accession Number

    22.606

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  • Children Playing under a...

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    Children Playing under a Gloucester Wharf

    1880

    Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 20.5 x 34.2 cm (8 1/16 x 13 1/2 in.)

    Medium

    Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper

    Classification

    Watercolors

    Accession Number

    21.2554

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  • American Landscape

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    American Landscape

    1920

    Edward Hopper, American, 1882–1967

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 19.1 x 31.8 cm (7 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.) Sheet: 33 x 46 cm (13 x 18 1/8 in.)

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    Etching

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    Prints

    Accession Number

    29.2009

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  • Hudson River

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    Hudson River

    1892

    Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910

    Dimensions

    35.6 x 50.8 cm (14 x 20 in.)

    Medium

    Watercolor over graphite

    Classification

    Watercolors

    Accession Number

    26.785

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  • A Winter Morning-Shovelling Out (...

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    A Winter Morning-Shovelling Out (For Every Saturday, January 14, 1871, p. 32)

    1871

    Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910

    Dimensions

    Image: 22.5 x 29.8 cm (8 7/8 x 11 3/4 in.)

    Medium

    Wood engraving

    Classification

    Prints

    Accession Number

    30.876

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  • The Adirondack Guide

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    The Adirondack Guide

    1894

    Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 38.5 x 54.6 cm (15 3/16 x 21 1/2 in.)

    Medium

    Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper

    Classification

    Watercolors

    Accession Number

    47.268

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  • Room in Brooklyn

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    Room in Brooklyn

    1932

    Edward Hopper, American, 1882–1967

    Dimensions

    Unframed: 73.98 x 86.36 cm (29 1/8 x 34 in.) Framed: 88.9 x 100.3 x 7.6 cm (35 x 39 1/2 x 3 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    35.66

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    Americas
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    Blake & Purnell Gallery (20th c. Realism #2) - 327 More Info

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  • Night Shadows

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    Night Shadows

    1921

    Edward Hopper, American, 1882–1967

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 17.6 x 21.1 cm (6 15/16 x 8 5/16 in.) Sheet: 33.5 x 38 cm (13 3/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

    Medium

    Etching

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    Prints

    Accession Number

    38.741

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  • Deck of a Beam Trawler, Gloucester

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    Deck of a Beam Trawler, Gloucester

    1923

    Edward Hopper, American, 1882–1967

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 29.8 x 45.7 cm (11 3/4 x 18 in.) Framed: 49.2 x 64.1 x 2.5 cm (19 3/8 x 25 1/4 x 1 in.)

    Medium

    Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper

    Classification

    Watercolors

    Accession Number

    48.715

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  • Self Portrait

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    Self Portrait

    about 1903

    Edward Hopper, American, 1882–1967

    Dimensions

    51.43 x 41.27 cm (20 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    1976.606

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  • The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit

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    The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit

    1882

    John Singer Sargent, American, 1856–1925

    Dimensions

    221.93 x 222.57 cm (87 3/8 x 87 5/8 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    19.124

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    Bernard & B.S. Shapiro Gallery (Sargent) - 232 More Info

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  • Boston Common at Twilight

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    Boston Common at Twilight

    1885–86

    Childe Hassam, American, 1859–1935

    Dimensions

    106.68 x 152.4 cm (42 x 60 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    31.952

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    Murray Gallery (Amer. Impress.) - 226 More Info

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  • Bathing Pool, Appledore

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    Bathing Pool, Appledore

    1907

    Childe Hassam, American, 1859–1935

    Dimensions

    63.18 x 75.56 cm (24 7/8 x 29 3/4 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    64.982

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