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The American Evolution: A History through Art

March 1 - July 27, 2008

 

Checklist for the exhibition

 

Gilbert Stuart
(North Kingston, R.I. 1755-1828 Boston, Mass.)
George Washington, 1796-1803
Oil on canvas
William A. Clark Collection 26.172
 
Andy Warhol
(Pittsburgh, Pa. 1928-1987 New York, N.Y.)
Mao, 1973
Synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen ink on canvas
Gift of the FRIENDS of the Corcoran Gallery of Art 1976.44
 
 
MONEY
 
Joseph Blackburn
(England c. 1730-after 1778 London, England; active in the United States)
Portrait of a Gentleman, c. 1760
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase 66.25
 
John Singleton Copley
(Boston, Mass. 1738-1815 London, England)
Thomas Amory II, c. 1770-1772
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase through the gifts of William Wilson Corcoran 1989.22
 
Matthew Pratt
(Philadelphia, Pa. 1734-1805 Philadelphia, Pa.)
Elizabeth Stevens Carle, c. 1790
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 50.20
 
James Peale
(Chestertown, Md. 1749 -1831 Philadelphia, Pa.)
Marcia Burns (Mrs. John F. Van Ness), 1797
Watercolor on ivory
Gift of Mrs. Philip Hinkle 97.8
 
James Peale
(Chestertown, Md. 1749-1831 Philadelphia, Pa.)
A. T. Kerr, 1798
Watercolor on ivory
Bequest of Sarah A. Hagner 98.4
 
Gilbert Stuart
(North Kingston, R.I. 1755-1828 Boston, Mass.)
Edward Shippen, 1796
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 74.8
 
Gilbert Stuart
(North Kingston, R.I. 1755-1828 Boston, Mass.)
Sarah Shippen Lea (Mrs. Thomas Lea), c. 1798
Oil on canvas
Anonymous gift 1979.77
 
Adolf Ulric Wertmüller
(Stockholm, Sweden 1751-1811 Claymont, Del.)
Robert Lea, 1797
Oil on canvas
Anonymous gift 1979.78
 
Joshua Johnson
(probably Baltimore, Md. 1761/1763­after c. 1820 unknown location)
Grace Allison McCurdy (Mrs. Hugh McCurdy) and Her Daughters, Mary Jane and Letitia Grace, c. 1804
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase through Gifts of William Wilson Corcoran, Elizabeth Donner Norment, Francis Biddle, Erich Cohn, Hardinge Scholle, and the William A. Clark Fund 1983.87
 
Charles Peale Polk
(Annapolis, Md., 1767-1822 Warsaw, Va.)
Thomas Corcoran, c. 1802­1810
Oil on canvas
Gift of Katherine Wood Dunlap 47.14
 
Charles Peale Polk
(Annapolis, Md., 1767-1822 Warsaw, Va.)
Hannah Lemmon Corcoran (Mrs. Thomas Corcoran), c. 1802­1810
Oil on canvas
Gift of Arthur Hellen 47.15
 
Charles Bird King
(Newport, R.I. 1785-1862 Washington, D.C.)
Poor Artist's Cupboard, c. 1815
Oil on panel
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund and Exchange 55.93
 
Robert Salmon
(Whitehaven, England c. 1775-c. 1851 England; active in the United States)
Boston Harbor, 1843
Oil on panel
Museum Purchase and Exchange, through the gift of the Honorable Orme Wilson 55.14
 
Unidentified
The "Belle Creole" at New Orleans, c. 1845-1849
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Estate of Emily Crane Chadbourne 65.22
 
John Quincy Adams Ward
(Urbana, Ohio 1830-1910 New York, N.Y)
William Wilson Corcoran, 1883
Marble
Trustees of Hillcrest, by exchange 39.16
 
John La Farge
(New York, N.Y. 1835-1910 Newport, R.I.)
Flowers on a Window Ledge, c. 1862
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Anna E. Clark Fund 49.1
 
Eastman Johnson
(Lovell, Maine 1824-1906 New York, N.Y.)
The Toilet, 1873
Oil on academy board
Gift of Captain A.S. Hickey, USN (Ret.), in Memory of his wife, Caryl Crawford Hickey 57.21
 
Thomas Eakins
(Philadelphia, Pa. 1844-1916 Philadelphia, Pa.)
Singing a Pathetic Song, 1881
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 19.26
 
John Singer Sargent
(Florence, Italy 1856-1925 London, England)
Margaret Stuyvesant Rutherfurd White (Mrs. Henry White), 1883
Oil on canvas
Gift of John Campbell White 49.4
 
John White Alexander
(Allegheny, Pa. 1856-1915 New York, N.Y.)
Lady with a Bowl, c. 1898
Oil on canvas
Private Collection TL 1994.6.2
 
Bessie Potter Vonnoh
(Saint Louis, Mo. 1872-1955 New York, N.Y.)
Daydreams, 1903
Bronze
Museum Purchase 10.4
 
William McGregor Paxton
(Baltimore, Md. 1869-1941 Newton, Mass.)
The House Maid, 1910
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 16.9
 
Childe Hassam
(Dorchester, Mass. 1859-1935 East Hampton, N.Y.)
The New York Window, 1912
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 12.10
 
Frank Weston Benson
(Salem, Mass. 1862-1951 Salem, Mass.)
My Daughter, 1912
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 12.8
 
William Merritt Chase
(Williamsburg, Ind. 1849-1916 New York, N.Y.)
William Andrews Clark, c. 1915
Oil on canvas
Gift of William A. Clark 17.3
 
Joseph Rodefer DeCamp
(Cincinnati, Ohio 1858-1923 Boca Grande, Fla.)
The Seamstress, 1916
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 16.4
 
Edmund Charles Tarbell
(West Groton, Mass. 1862-1938 New Castle, N.H.)
Josephine Knitting, 1916
Oil on canvas
Bequest of George M. Oyster, Jr. 24.2
 
Frank Weston Benson
(Salem, Mass. 1862-1951 Salem, Mass.)
The Open Window, 1917
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase 19.30
 
Frederick Carl Frieseke
(Owosso, Mich. 1874-1939 Normandy, France)
Peace, 1917
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 21.8
 
Cecilia Beaux
(Philadelphia, Pa. 1855-1942 Gloucester, Mass.)
Sita and Sarita, c. 1921
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase 23.4
 
Frederick Carl Frieseke
(Owosso, Mich. 1874-1939 Normandy, France)
Dressing Room, 1922
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 23.6
 
Frank Weston Benson
(Salem, Mass. 1862-1951 Salem, Mass.)
Still Life, 1925
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase 26.802
 
Frank Blackwell Mayer
(Baltimore, Md. 1827-1899 Annapolis, Md.)
Leisure and Labor, 1858
Oil on canvas
Gift of William Wilson Corcoran 69.65
 
John George Brown
(Durham, England 1831-1913 New York, N.Y.)
Allegro, 1864
Oil on academy board
Gift of William Wilson Corcoran 69.72.1
 
John George Brown
(Durham, England 1831-1913 New York, N.Y.)
Penseroso, 1864
Oil on wood panel
Gift of William Wilson Corcoran 69.72.2
 
Winslow Homer
(Boston, Mass. 1836-1910 Prout's Neck, Maine)
Sketch of a Cottage Yard, c. 1876
Oil on academy board
Museum Purchase, William A. Clark Fund and through the gift of Orme Wilson 61.18
 
John George Brown
(Durham, England 1831-1913 New York, N.Y.)
The Longshoremen's Noon, 1879
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 00.4
 
Henry Chase
(Woodstock, Vt. 1853-1889 Sewanee, Tenn.)
Harbor of New York, 1885
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase 89.1
 
Gilbert Gaul
(Jersey City, N.J. 1855-1919 New York, N.Y.)
Picking Cotton, c. 1890
Oil on academy board
Museum Purchase through the gift of Josephine B. Crane 57.6
 
Lewis Hine
(Oshkosh, Wisc. 1874-1940 Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.)
John Pento, Hartford, Connecticut, March 1909, 1909
Gelatin silver print
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr., through Graphics International Ltd. 1977.54.2
 
Lewis Hine
(Oshkosh, Wisc. 1874-1940 Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.)
Bologna, Hartford, Connecticut, March 1909, 1909
Gelatin silver print
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr., through Graphics International Ltd. 1977.54.3
 
 
LAND
 
Alvan Fisher
(Needham, Mass. 1792-1863 Dedham, Mass.)
Mishap at the Ford, 1818
Oil on panel
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 57.11
 
Thomas Birch
(Warwicks, England 1779-1851 Philadelphia, Pa.)
View of the Delaware near Philadelphia, 1831
Oil on canvas
 
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 55.83
Joshua Shaw
(Billingborough, England ca. 1777-1860 Bordentown, N.J.)
The Truants, 1843
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase through gifts of Mr. and Mrs. Breckinridge Long 1981.66
 
George Caleb Bingham
(Augusta County, Va. 1811-1879 Kansas City, Mo.)
Cottage Scenery, 1845
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund and gifts of Charles C. Glover, Jr., Orme Wilson and Mr. and Mrs. Lansdell K. Christie 61.36
 
Thomas Cole
(Bolton-le-Moor, England 1801-1848 Catskill, N.Y.)
The Departure, 1837
Oil on canvas
Gift of William Wilson Corcoran 69.2
 
Thomas Cole
(Bolton-le-Moor, England 1801-1848 Catskill, N.Y.)
The Return, 1837
Oil on canvas
Gift of William Wilson Corcoran 69.3
 
Worthington Whittredge
(Springfield, Ohio 1820-1910 Summit, N.J.)
Trout Brook in the Catskills, 1875
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 75.5
 
John Frederick Kensett
(Cheshire, Conn. 1816-1872 New York, N.Y.)
View on the Genesee near Mount Moat, 1857
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 77.15
 
Jasper Francis Cropsey
(Rossville, Staten Island, N.Y. 1823-1900 Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.)
Tourn Mountain, Head Quarters of Washington, Rockland Co., New York, 1851
Oil on canvas
Gift of William Wilson Corcoran 69.17
 
Asher B. Durand
(Springfield Township, N.J. 1796-1886 Maplewood, N.J.)
The Edge of the Forest, 1871
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 74.7
 
Frederic Edwin Church
(Hartford, Conn. 1826-1900 New York, N.Y.)
Tamaca Palms, 1854; re-worked 1877
Oil on canvas
Gift of William Wilson Corcoran 69.16
 
Frederic Edwin Church
(Hartford, Conn. 1826-1900 New York, N.Y.)
Niagara, 1857
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 76.15
 
Seth Eastman
(Brunswick, Maine 1808-1875 Washington, D.C.)
Ball Playing Among the Sioux Indians, 1851
Oil on canvas
Gift of William Wilson Corcoran 69.63
 
John Mix Stanley
(Canandaigua, N.Y. 1814-1872 Detroit, Mich.)
The Trappers, 1858
Oil on canvas
Gift of William Wilson Corcoran 69.5
 
Benjamin Franklin Reinhart
(Waynesboro, Pa. 1829-1885 Philadelphia, Pa.)
An Evening Halt-Emigrants Moving to the West in 1840, 1867
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mrs. and Mrs. Lansdell Christie 59.21
 
Albert Bierstadt
(Solingen, Germany 1830-1902 New York, N.Y.)
Buffalo Trail: The Impending Storm, 1869
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, through the gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lansdell K. Christie 60.1
Frame, 19th century
Gilded wood and compo
Museum Purchase, with funds provided by William Wilson Corcoran 1990.22
 
Carleton Watkins
(Oneonta, N.Y. 1829-1916 Imola, Calif.)
River View of Royal Arches, Yosemite, 1861
Albumen print
Museum Purchase, with funds from the bequest of Marva Patterson to the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and Gift of Jeffrey Fraenkel and Frish Brand 2005.018
 
Eadweard Muybridge
(Kingston upon Thames, England 1830-1904 Kingston upon Thames, England)
Valley of the Yosemite from Mosquito Camp, 1872
Albumen-silver print from wet-collodoin glass negative
Museum Purchase 2007.003
-RECENT ACQUISITION-
 
Timothy H. O'Sullivan and William W. Bell
(New York, N.Y. c. 1840-1882 Staten Island, N.Y.; Liverpool, England 1830­1910 Philadelphia, Pa.)
Geographical and Geological Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian, Seasons of 1871, 1872, and 1873, 1873
Albumen prints and letterpress bound in album
Gift of William Wilson Corcoran 86.11a­xx
 
Albert Bierstadt
(Solingen, Germany 1830-1902 New York, N.Y.)
Mount Corcoran, c. 1876­1877
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 78.1
 
Albert Bierstadt
(Solingen, Germany 1830-1902 New York, N.Y.)
The Last of the Buffalo, 1888
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mary (Mrs. Albert) Bierstadt 09.12
Frame restoration generously funded by the Henry Luce Foundation and the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art
 
Albert Bierstadt
(Solingen, Germany 1830-1902 New York, N.Y.)
Sketchbook (Album), with preliminary sketches for The Last of the Buffalo, July-September 1881
Pencil in black bound book
Sketchbook (Autographs), with preliminary sketches for The Last of the Buffalo, July-September 1881
Pencil in red bound book
Museum Purchase with a grant from The Lucelia Foundation and funds given by Anne Barnett Hazel in honor of John Tilghman Hazel, Jr. 2003.02.01, 2003.02.02
 
Alexander Phimister Proctor
(Bozanquit, Ontario, Canada 1862-1950 Palo Alto, Calif.)
Indian Warrior, 1898
Bronze
Museum Purchase 18.1
 
Frederic Sackrider Remington
(Canton, N.Y. 1861-1909 Ridgefield, Conn.)
Off the Range (Coming Through the Rye), 1902
Bronze with green patina
Museum Purchase 05.7
 
Hermon Atkins MacNeil
(Chelsea, Mass. 1866-1947 College Point, N.Y.)
The Sun Vow, 1905
Bronze
Museum Purchase 05.9
 
Alexander Phimister Proctor
(Bozanquit, Ontario, Canada, 1862-1950 Palo Alto, Calif.)
Indian Pursuing Buffalo, 1916
Bronze
Museum Purchase 18.2
 
William Morris Hunt
(Brattleboro, Vt. 1824-1879 Isles of Shoals, N.H.)
The Belated Kid, 1857
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase through the gifts of William Wilson Corcoran 1981.22
 
Martin Johnson Heade
(Lumberville, Pa. 1819-1904 St. Augustine, Fla.)
View of Marshfield, c. 1865­1870
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase 1981.61
 
Albert Pinkham Ryder
(New Bedford, Mass. 1847-1917 New York, N.Y.)
The Stable, c. 1875
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mabel Stevens Smithers, the Francis Sydney Smithers Memorial 49.51
 
George Inness
(Newburgh, N.Y. 1825-1894 Bridge of Allan, Scotland)
Harvest Moon, 1891
Oil on canvas
Bequest of Mabel Stevens Smithers, the Francis Sydney Smithers Memorial 52.7
 
Ralph Andrew Blakelock
(New York, N.Y. 1847-1919 Adirondacks, N.Y.)
Moonlit Landscape, the Witching Hour, n.d.
Oil on canvas
Bequest of James Parmelee 41.2
 
Winslow Homer
(Boston, Mass. 1836-1910 Prout's Neck, Maine)
A Light on the Sea, 1897
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 07.3
Frame, c. 1890
Gold on oak
Gift of the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and Partial Gift of Eli Wilner & Company Period Frames and Mirrors, New York City 2000.5
 
Childe Hassam
(Dorchester, Mass. 1859-1935 East Hampton, N.Y.)
A North East Headland, 1901
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 07.8
 
Willard Leroy Metcalf
(Lowell, Mass. 1858-1925 New York, N.Y.)
May Night, 1906
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 07.7
 
Abbott Handerson Thayer
(Boston, Mass. 1849-1921 Dublin, N.H.)
Mount Monadnock, 1911
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Anna E. Clark Fund 34.6
 
Edward Redfield
(Bridgeville, Del. 1869-1965 Center Bridge, Pa.)
The Mill in Winter, 1922
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 23.11
 
Hans Hofmann
(Weissenburg, Germany 1880-1966 New York, N.Y.)
Golden Blaze, 1958
Oil on canvas
Gift of the FRIENDS of the Corcoran 68.37
 
Mark Rothko
(Dvinsk, Russia 1903-1970 New York, N.Y.)
Mulberry and Brown, 1958
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 66.17
 
Cy Twombly
(Lexington, Va. 1928- )
Synopsis of a Battle, 1968
Oil-based housepaint and waxed crayon on canvas
Museum purchase with the aid of funds from the Richard King Mellon Foundation 1977.4
 
Helen Frankenthaler
(New York, N.Y. 1928- )
Hurricane Flag, 1969
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art 1975.31
 
Willem De Kooning
(Rotterdam, Netherlands 1904-1997 East Hampton, N.Y.)
Untitled IV, 1979
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mr. Michael Rea 1984.9
 
Joan Mitchell
(Chicago, Ill. 1926-1992 Paris, France)
Salut Tom, 1979
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art with the aid of funds from the National Endowment for the Arts 1979.18a­d
 
Richard Diebenkorn
(Portland, Ore. 1922-1993 Berkeley, Calif.)
Ocean Park #83, 1975
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase with the aid of funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the William A. Clark Fund, and Mary M. Hitchcock 1975.30
 
 
POLITICS
 
Jean-Antoine Houdon
(Versailles, France 1741-1828 Paris, France)
Mask of George Washington, modeled 1785; cast 1785 or later
Plaster
Gift of Edward J. Stellwagen 09.15
 
Gilbert Stuart
(North Kingston, R.I. 1755-1828 Boston, Mass.)
George Washington, after 1796
Oil on canvas
Bequest of Mrs. Benjamin Ogle Tayloe 02.3
 
Rembrandt Peale
(Bucks County, Pa. 1778-1860 Philadelphia, Pa.)
Washington Before Yorktown, 1824; reworked 1825
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Mount Vernon Ladies Association, Mount Vernon, Virginia 44.1
 
Jennie Bellows Millard
(Rockingham, Vt. 1816-1853 Troy, N.Y.)
Mount Vernon, c. 1850
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mary Hastings Dickinson 52.5
 
Sante Graziani
(Cleveland, Ohio 1920-2005 Princeton, Mass.)
Stuart's Red, White and Blue, 1965
Oil on canvas
Exchange and Gift of the Friends of the Corcoran and the artist 68.19
 
Alex Katz
(Brooklyn, N.Y. 1927- )
Washington, 1974 or 1975
Lithograph
Gift of Lorillard Company 1975.37.7
 
Paul Revere
(Boston, Mass. 1735-1818 Boston, Mass.)
Teapot, 1782
Silver, wood, and metal
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. E.D.W. Spingarn 1996.37
 
Charles Bird King
(Newport, R.I. 1785-1862 Washington, D.C.)
Henry Clay, 1821
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 81.9
 
Rembrandt Peale
(Bucks County, Pa. 1778-1860 Philadelphia, Pa.)
Joseph Outen Bogart, c. 1822
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Anna E. Clark Fund 57.14
 
Samuel F. B. Morse
(Charlestown, Mass. 1791-1872 New York, N.Y.)
The House of Representatives, 1822/1823
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 11.14
 
Thomas Sully
(Horncastle, England 1783-1872 Philadelphia, Pa.)
Andrew Jackson, 1845
Oil on canvas
Gift of William Wilson Corcoran 69.49
 
George Peter Alexander Healy
(Boston, Mass. 1813-1894 Chicago, Ill.)
Abraham Lincoln, 1860
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 79.19
 
James Walker
(Northamptonshire, England 1818-1889 Warsonville, Calif.)
Review of the Rhode Island and Maine Troops, 1861
Oil on wood panel
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 53.13
 
William MacLeod
(Alexandria, Va. 1811-1892 Washington, D.C.)
Maryland Heights: Siege of Harper's Ferry, 1863
Oil on canvas
Gift of Genevieve Plummer 54.2
 
John Rogers
(Salem, Mass. 1829-1904 New Canaan, Conn.)
Taking the Oath - Drawing Rations, 1866
Bronze
Gift of the Honorable Orme Wilson 61.32
 
William Sidney Mount
(Setauket, N.Y. 1807-1868 Setauket, N.Y.)
The Tough Story-Scene in a Country Tavern, 1837
Oil on panel
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 74.69
 
Richard Caton Woodville
(Baltimore, Md. 1825-1855 London, England)
Waiting for the Stage, 1851
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund, William A. Clark Fund, and through the gifts of Mr. and Mrs. Lansdell K. Christie and Orme Wilson 60.33
Frame, c. 1850-1860
Gilded cast ornament in compo on wood
Museum Purchase, with funds provided by William Wilson Corcoran 2003.11
 
Alfred Jacob Miller
(Baltimore, Md. 1810-1874 Baltimore, Md.)
Election Scene, Catonsville, Baltimore County, c. 1860
Oil on academy board
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lansdell K. Christie 60.3
 
Horace Bonham
(West Manchester, Pa. 1835-1892 York, Pa.)
Nearing the Issue at the Cockpit, 1870
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 99.6
 
Gordon Parks
(Fort Scott, Ks. 1912-2006 New York, N.Y.)
American Gothic, Washington, D.C., 1942
Gelatin silver print
The Gordon Parks Collection 1998.25.003
 
Raymond Saunders
(Pittsburgh, Pa. 1934-)
Red Star, 1970
Oil and metallic paint, with collage (paper, synthetic fabric, and gummed tape) on canvas
The Evans-Tibbs Collection, Gift of Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr. 1996.8.18
 
Robert Colescott
(Oakland, Calif. 1925- )
Auvers-sur-Oise (Crow in the Wheat Field), 1981
Acrylic on canvas
Gift of the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art 1991.14
 
Robert Morris
(Kansas City, Mo. 1931- )
Private Silence, Public Violence, 1989
Encaustic on aluminum panel
Lent by the artist TL 1991.2
 
Kerry James Marshall
(Birmingham, Ala. 1955- )
Voyager, 1992
Acrylic and collage on canvas
Gift of the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art 1993.1.2
 
Lorna Simpson
(Brooklyn, N.Y. 1960- )
Coiffure, 1991
Gelatin silver print
Gift of the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art 1993.1.3.a­m
 
Glenn Ligon
(The Bronx, N.Y. 1960- )
Self-Portrait, 1996
Silkscreen ink on canvas
Gift of the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art 1998.20.2a­b
 
Kara Walker
(Stockton, Calif. 1969- )
Roots, Links, Inc., 1997
Collage on paper
Gift of the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art 1998.20.1a­b
 
Rupert García
(French Camp, Calif. 1941- )
Human Rights Day, 1975/1976
Offset lithograph
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald D. Kohs 2001.42.08
 
Rupert García
(French Camp, Calif. 1941- )
Down with Whiteness, 1969
Screenprint
Gift of Dennis Beall 1997.51.02
 
Rupert García
(French Camp, Calif. 1941- )
Right On! (Portrait of Che), 1968
Screenprint
Gift of Dennis Beall 1998.63.03
 
Rupert García
(French Camp, Calif. 1941- )
¡Libertad para los prisoneros políticas!, 1971
Silkscreen
Museum Purchase, Gift of Richard Rodriguez 1996.50.05
 
Rupert García
(French Camp, Calif. 1941- )
Attica is Fascismo, 1969/1971
Silkscreen
Museum Purchase, Gift of Richard Rodriguez 1996.50.03
 
Rupert García
(French Camp, Calif. 1941- )
Cesen Deportacion!, 1973
Silkscreen
Museum Purchase, Gift of Richard Rodriguez 1996.50.13
 
Danny Lyon
(Brooklyn, N.Y. 1942- )
John Lewis and Colleagues, Prayer Demonstration at a Segregated Swimming Pool, Cairo, Illinois, 1962
Gelatin silver print
Museum Purchase 1994.4
 
Danny Lyon
(Brooklyn, N.Y. 1942- )
National Guard Arrest, Sit-in, Cambridge, Maryland, 1964
Gelatin silver print
Gift of the FRIENDS of the Corcoran 1994.3.3
 
 
CULTURAL EXCHANGE
 
Severin Roesen
(Cologne, Germany 1815-after 1872 unknown location)
Still Life, Flowers, and Fruit, 1848
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase through the gift of Orme Wilson 61.20
 
William M. Harnett
(Clonakilty, Co. Cork, Ireland 1848-1892 New York, N.Y.)
Plucked Clean, 1882
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, William A. Clark Fund 1977.38
 
Charles Ulrich
(New York, N.Y. 1858-1908 Berlin, Germany)
In the Land of Promise, Castle Garden, 1884
Oil on wood panel
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 00.2
 
William Merritt Chase
(Williamsburg, Ind. 1849-1916 New York, N.Y.)
An English Cod, 1904
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 05.5
 
Benjamin West
(Swarthmore, Pa. 1738-1820 London, England)
Cupid, Stung by a Bee, is Cherished by is Mother, c. 1774
Oil on canvas
Gift of Bernice West Beyers 63.29.1
 
Hiram Powers
(Woodstock, Vt. 1805-Florence, Italy 1873)
America, modeled 1850-1854, carved after 1854
Marble
Gift of Mr. Henry de C. May 48.18
 
William Louis Sonntag
(East Liberty, Pa. 1822-1900 New York, N.Y.)
Classic Italian Landscape with Temple of Venus, c. 1860
Oil on canvas
Gift of Charles A. Munn and Victor G. Fischer in memory of Orson D. Munn 12.1
 
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(Dublin, Ireland 1848-1907 Cornish, N.H.)
Diana of the Tower, 1895
Gilded bronze
Anonymous Loan
 
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(Dublin, Ireland 1848-1907 Cornish, N.H.)
Amor Caritas, modeled 1880-1898, cast by 1905
Bronze
Museum Purchase 42.4
 
James McNeill Whistler
(Lowell, Mass. 1834-1903 London, England)
Battersea Reach, c. 1865
Oil on canvas
Bequest of James Parmelee 41.30
 
John Singer Sargent
(Florence, Italy 1856-1925 London, England)
Oyster Gatherers of Cancale (En route pour la pêche), 1878
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 17.2
 
John Singer Sargent
(Florence, Italy 1856-1925 London, England)
Marie Buloz Pailleron (Madame Édouard Pailleron), 1879
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase and gifts of Katherine McCook Knox, John A. Nevius and Mr. and Mrs. Lansdell K. Christie 64.2
 
Sanford Robinson Gifford
(Greenfield, N.Y. 1823-1880 New York, N.Y.)
The Ruins of the Parthenon, 1880
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 81.7
 
Mary Cassatt
(Allegheny City [now Pittsburgh], Pa. 1844-1926 Le Mesnil-Théribus, France)
Young Girl at a Window, c. 1883­1885
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 09.8
Frame, c. 1750
Carved and gilded wood
Museum Purchase 1998.64
 
Theodore Robinson
(Irasburg, Vt. 1852-1896 New York, N.Y.)
Valley of the Seine, from the Hills of Giverny, 1892
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 00.5
 
John Singer Sargent
(Florence, Italy 1856-1925 London, England)
Simplon Pass, 1911
Oil on canvas
Bequest of James Parmelee 41.22
 
Alfred Henry Maurer
(New York, N.Y. 1868-1932 New York, N.Y.)
Young Woman in Kimono, c. 1901
Oil on canvas
Gift of Edith Newlands Johnston and Janet Newlands Johnston 50.11
 
Thomas Wilmer Dewing
(Boston, Mass. 1851-1938 New York, N.Y.)
Lady with a Mask, 1911
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 11.18
 
Emil Carlsen
(Copenhagen, Denmark 1853-1932 New York, N.Y.)
The Picture from Thibet, c. 1920
Oil on canvas
Bequest of James Parmelee 41.3
 
Robert Henri
(Cincinnati, Ohio 1865-1929 New York, N.Y.)
Indian Girl in White Ceremonial Blanket, 1917
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 23.15
 
Fred Kabotie
(Shungopavi, Ariz. 1900-1986 Shungopavi, Ariz.)
Hopi Masked Dance, c. 1925­1930
Watercolor and gouache on artist board
Gift of Amelia E. White 37.69
 
Fred Kabotie
(Shungopavi, Ariz. 1900-1986 Shungopavi, Ariz.)
Standing Male American Indian, c. 1920
Gouache and pencil on cream paper
Gift of Amelia E. White 37.55
 
Fred Kabotie
(Shungopavi, Ariz. 1900-1986 Shungopavi, Ariz.)
Standing Male American Indian II, c. 1920
Gouache and pencil on cream paper
Gift of Amelia E. White 37.60
 
 
THE MODERN WORLD
 
Robert Henri
(Cincinnati, Ohio 1865-New York, N.Y. 1929)
John Sloan, 1904
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Sloan 39.5
 
William Glackens
(Philadelphia, Pa. 1870-1938 Westport, Conn.)
Luxembourg Gardens, 1906
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, William A. Clark Fund 37.1
 
Guy Pène du Bois
(New York, N.Y. 1884-1958 Boston, Mass.)
Pierrot Tired, c. 1929
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase through the gifts of William Wilson Corcoran and Ivan C. Aivasovsky 1981.116
 
Elizabeth Catlett
(Washington, D.C. 1919- )
Reclining Female Nude, 1955
Bronze on wood base
The Evans-Tibbs Collection, Gift of Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr. 1996.8.5
 
Reginald Marsh
(Paris, France 1898-1954 Dorset, Vt.)
Smoke Hounds, 1934
Egg tempera on masonite
Gift of Felicia Meyer Marsh 58.26
 
Raphael Soyer
(Borisogliebsk, Russia 1899-1987 New York, N.Y.)
A Railroad Station Waiting Room, c. 1940
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, William A. Clark Fund 43.4
 
Philip Evergood
(New York, N.Y. 1901-1973, Bridgewater, Conn.)
Sunny Side of the Street, 1950
Egg-oil varnish emulsion with marble dust and glass on canvas
Museum Purchase, Anna E. Clark Fund 51.17
 
Charles Sheeler
(Philadelphia, Pa. 1883-1965 Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.)
Western Industrial, 1954
Tempera on glass
Museum Purchase, William A. Clark Fund 65.9
 
Yasuo Kuniyoshi
(Okayama, Japan 1889-1953 Woodstock, N.Y.)
Cows in Pasture, 1923
Oil on canvas
Gift of George Biddle 64.23
 
Arthur Davies
(Utica, N.Y. 1862-1928 Florence, Italy)
The Umbrian Mountains, 1925
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, William A. Clark Fund 28.8
 
Thomas Hart Benton
(Neosho, Mo. 1889-1975 Kansas City, Mo.)
Martha's Vineyard, c. 1925
Oil on canvas
Bequest of George Biddle 1974.2
 
George L. K. Morris
(New York, N.Y. 1905-1975 New York, N.Y.)
Indian Composition, 1942-1945
Oil on canvas
Gift of the FRIENDS of the Corcoran Gallery of Art 65.21
 
Marsden Hartley
(Lewiston, Maine 1877-1943 Ellsworth, Maine)
Berlin Abstraction, 1914-1915
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 67.3
 
Max Weber
(Belostok, Russia [now Bialystok, Poland] 1881-1961 Great Neck, N.Y.)
The Visit, 1917
Oil on paper mounted on paperboard
Museum Purchase through a gift of Mrs. Francis Biddle 1979.79
 
Jacques Lipchitz
(Druskieniki, Lithuania 1891-1973 Capri, Italy)
Guitar Player, 1918
Bronze
Bequest of June Provines Carey 1984.7.1
 
John Storrs
(Chicago, Ill. 1885-1956 Mer, France)
Le Sergeant de Ville, c. 1920
Bronze with silver gilt
Museum Purchase, William A. Clark Fund 1969.43
 
Patrick Henry Bruce
(Long Island, Va. 1881-1936 New York, N.Y.)
Peinture/Nature Morte, c. 1925­26
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Gallery Fund 68.2
 
Oscar Bluemner
(Prenzlau, Germany 1867-1938 South Braintree, Mass.)
Imagination, 1932
Casein with ground watercolors, prepared by artist
Museum Purchase through the gift of Mr. and Mrs. Myron L. Cowen and the William A. Clark Fund 1979.15
 
Stuart Davis
(Philadelphia, Pa. 1894-1964 New York, N.Y.)
Study for Swing Landscape, 1937­1938
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase and exchange through a gift given in memory of Edith Gregor Halpert by the Halpert Foundation 1981.122
 
Arthur Garfield Dove
(Canandaigua, N.Y. 1880-1946 Huntington, N.Y.)
Space Divided by Line Motive (U.S.A.), 1943
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, William A. Clark Fund 68.17
 
Alexander Calder
(Lawnton, Pa. 1898-1976 New York, N.Y.)
Calderberry, 1946
Painted metal
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James S. Schramm 61.46
 
Will R. Barnet
(Beverly, Mass. 1911- )
Multiple Images I, 1959
Oil on canvas
Museum Purchase 60.39
 
Burgoyne Diller
(New York, N.Y. 1906-1965 New York, N.Y.)
First Theme, c. 1962
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Ford Foundation 62.32
 
Lee Bontecou
(Providence, R.I. 1931- )
Untitled, 1961
Soot on muslin attached to a painted metal frame
Gift of the Ford Foundation 62.31
 
Gene Davis
(Washington, D.C. 1920-1985 Washington, D.C.)
Black Popcorn, 1965
Oil on canvas
Purchase and Exchange 67.7
 
Tony Smith
(South Orange, N.J. 1912-1980 New York, N.Y.)
Cigarette, 1967
Mild steel, vaporblasted surface
Museum Purchase, William A. Clark Fund 68.24
 
Tony Smith
(South Orange, N.J. 1912-1980 New York, N.Y.)
Untitled, 1962
Oil on canvas
Gift in memory of Thomas E. Carnes, MD 2001.38
 
Anne Truitt
(Baltimore, Md. 1921-2004 Washington, D.C.)
Insurrection, 1962
Painted wood
 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Stern 1972.27
Kenneth Noland
(Ashville, N.C. 1924- )
Brown Stretched, 1966
Acrylic on canvas
Gift of Verna G. Richardson in memory of Gerald A. Richardson, 1975.38
 
Richard Tuttle
(Rahway, N.J. 1941- )
Red Canvas, 1967
Dyed canvas
Gift of Mr. Eric Green 1969.38
 
Ellsworth Kelly
(Newburgh, N.Y. 1923- )
Yellow with Red Triangle, 1973
Oil on canvas, two joined panels
Museum Purchase with the aid of funds from the Richard King Mellon Foundation 1977.17
 
Martin Puryear
(Washington, D.C. 1941- )
Blue Blood, 1979
Polychromed pine and red cedar
Gift of the Truland Foundation 1980.51
 
Sean Scully
(Dublin, Ireland 1945- )
Flyer, 1986
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art in memory of Jinx Cutts, with aid of Funds from Firestone Foundation and the Jinx Cutts Memorial Fund 1986.8
 
Dorothy Dehner
(Cleveland, Ohio 1901-1994 New York, N.Y)
Breakwater, 1990
Fabricated steel, black paint
Gift of the Artist 1993.8.2
 
William Christenberry
(Tuscaloosa, Ala. 1936-)
Five-Part Object, 1979
Wood and metal
Gift of the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art 1980.50
 
Steven Montgomery
(Detroit, Mich. 1954- )
Re-Entrance, 2001
Painted ceramic with wood armature
Promised gift of Anna K. Smukler
 
 

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