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  • Snowfall in Venice

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    Snowfall in Venice

    1965

    Bruno Rosso, active in 1960–1970

    Dimensions

    Image/Sheet: 29.7 x 39.9 cm (11 11/16 x 15 11/16 in.) Mount: 41 x 56.1 cm (16 1/8 x 22 1/16 in.)

    Medium

    Photograph, gelatin silver print

    Classification

    Photographs

    Accession Number

    65.1251

    Collections
    Photography More Info

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    Multimedia

  • Watson and the Shark

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    Watson and the Shark

    1778

    John Singleton Copley, American, 1738–1815

    Dimensions

    183.51 x 229.55 cm (72 1/4 x 90 3/8 l

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    89.481

    Collections
    Americas
    On View
    Saunders Gallery (Copley) - 128 More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Two Peasant Women in a Meadow

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    Two Peasant Women in a Meadow (Le Pré)

    1893

    Camille Pissarro, French (born in the Danish West Indies), 1830–1903

    Dimensions

    93 x 73.2 cm (36 5/8 x 28 13/16 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    L-R 1333.12

    Collections
    Europe More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • The Garden Wall

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    The Garden Wall

    1910

    John Singer Sargent, American, 1856–1925

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 40.2 x 53 cm (15 13/16 x 20 7/8 in.)

    Medium

    Translucent and opaque watercolor, with wax resist, over graphite on paper

    Classification

    Watercolors

    Accession Number

    12.222

    Collections
    Prints and Drawings More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Migrant Family

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    Migrant Family, Texas

    1936

    Dorothea Lange, American, 1895–1965

    Dimensions

    Image: 21.8 x 30.6 cm (8 9/16 x 12 1/16 in.) Sheet: 26.3 x 31.9 cm (10 3/8 x 12 9/16 in.)

    Medium

    Photograph, gelatin silver print

    Classification

    Photographs

    Accession Number

    1979.15

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    Photography More Info

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    Multimedia

  • Fujikawa: Inns and Shops on the...

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    Fujikawa: Inns and Shops on the Mountainside (Fujikawa, sanchû shuku shôke), from the series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Gyôsho Tôkaidô

    about 1841–44 (Tenpô 12–Kôka 1)

    Utagawa Hiroshige I, Japanese, 1797–1858

    Dimensions

    Horizontal aiban; 22.6 x 34.5 cm (8 7/8 x 13 9/16 in.)

    Medium

    Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

    Classification

    Prints

    Accession Number

    06.1827

    Collections
    Asia More Info

    Description

    No. 38 in the series.

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  • Boy and a Girl on a Hillside

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    Boy and Girl on a Hillside

    1878

    Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 22.7 x 28.7cm (8 15/16 x 11 5/16in.)

    Medium

    Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper

    Classification

    Watercolors

    Accession Number

    68.568

    Collections
    Prints and Drawings More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Tire Jumping in Front of My Window

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    Tire Jumping in Front of My Window

    1936–47

    Allan Rohan Crite, American, 1910–2007

    Dimensions

    Height x width: 23 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. (59.7 x 44.5 cm)

    Medium

    Oil on canvasboard

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    2007.3

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

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Apollo and the Muses

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    Apollo and the Muses on Mount Helicon

    1680

    Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée), French (active in Rome), 1600–1682

    Dimensions

    99.7 x 136.5 cm (39 1/4 x 53 3/4 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    12.1050

    Collections
    Europe
    On View
    Koch Gallery (Europ. Painting 1500-1700) - 250 More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • The Granddaughter

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    The Granddaughter

    1885

    Francis Davis Millet, American, 1846–1912

    Dimensions

    79.37 x 123.19 cm (31 1/4 x 48 1/2 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    1981.77

    Collections
    Americas
    On View
    Bressler Gallery (Arts & Crafts Movement) - 222 More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • This Artist Lives Dangerously

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    The Artist Lives Dangerously, San Francisco

    1938

    John Gutmann, American, 1905–1998

    Dimensions

    Image: 27.9 x 26.7 cm (11 x 10 1/2 in.) Sheet: 35.7 x 27.7 cm (14 1/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

    Medium

    Photograph, gelatin silver print

    Classification

    Photographs

    Accession Number

    1980.16

    Collections
    Photography More Info

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    Multimedia