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The Rivals

Artist:
Paul F. Berdanier, born Frackville, PA 1879-died Smithtown, NY 1961  Search this
Medium:
drypoint on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 7 x 10 in. (17.8 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca.1935
Topic:
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Western  Search this
Travel\air\airplane  Search this
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Allegory\other\civilization  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1935.12.1
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The Voices of the Dunes

Artist:
Earl H. Reed, born Geneva, IL 1863-died Chicago, IL 1931  Search this
Medium:
etching
Dimensions:
11 x 7 in. (27.9 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1909
Topic:
Animal\bird  Search this
Landscape\beach  Search this
Allegory\senses\hearing  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.415
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The Thunderbirds, study for panel #1, Haines, Alaska Border Station

Artist:
Carmen Quinto-Plunkett, born Juneau, AK 1945  Search this
Medium:
felt-tipped pen and ink on paper
Dimensions:
image and sheet: 101 x 30 in. (256.5 x 76.2 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1979
Topic:
Study  Search this
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Mythology\other\American Indian  Search this
Allegory\other\nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration, Art-in-Architecture Program
Object number:
1979.159.62
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Uses of Infinity

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage
Dimensions:
12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
1969
Topic:
Animal\bird  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.284
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Untitled (brilliant red-plumed bird)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage
Dimensions:
12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
1969
Topic:
Animal\bird  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.285
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Metaphysics of Erotica (cube with connect-the-dot cat)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage
Dimensions:
12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Animal\cat  Search this
Animal\bird  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\philosophy  Search this
Object\other  Search this
Object\furniture\clock  Search this
Object\other\postage stamp  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.289
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Touch, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Champney, James Wells 1843-1903  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1899
Topic:
Allegory--Senses--Touch  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Animal--Bird--Dove  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000458
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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United States Silver Dollar Coin (reverse)

Artist:
Anthony de Francisci, born Palermo, Italy 1887-died New York City 1964  Search this
Medium:
silver
Dimensions:
1 1/2 in. (3.9 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
1921
Topic:
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Allegory\place\America  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci
Object number:
1966.51.80
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Apocalyptic Beasts

Artist:
Werner Drewes, born Canig, Germany 1899-died Reston, VA 1985  Search this
Medium:
engraving and softground etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 14 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. (37.8 x 21.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1944, printed 1975
Topic:
Fantasy\animal  Search this
Animal\lion  Search this
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Animal\bird\chicken  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Figure\fragment\skeleton  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Last Judgment  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Apocalypse  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1976.74.18
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Tlingit Conception II, study for panel #3, Haines, Alaska Border Station

Artist:
Carmen Quinto-Plunkett, born Juneau, AK 1945  Search this
Medium:
felt-tipped pen and ink on paper mounted on paper
Dimensions:
mount: 77 1/2 x 48 1/4 in. (196.8 x 122.5 cm) irregular
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1979
Topic:
Study  Search this
Allegory\life  Search this
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Mythology\other\American Indian  Search this
Animal\bird\raven  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration, Art-in-Architecture Program
Object number:
1979.159.61
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The Peaceable Kingdom IV [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Biddle, George 1885-1973  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1964
Topic:
Allegory--Civic--Peace  Search this
Allegory--Life  Search this
Animal--Dog  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Animal--Bird--Vulture  Search this
Animal--Bird--Blackbird  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0043880
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_43881

Verdun Medal #B (obverse)

Artist:
Anthony de Francisci, born Palermo, Italy 1887-died New York City 1964  Search this
Medium:
gilded bronze
Dimensions:
4 in. (10.2 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal-Sample
Date:
1920
Topic:
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Animal\bird\chicken  Search this
Allegory\place\Verdun  Search this
History\France\World War I  Search this
Emblem\star  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Anthony de Francisci
Object number:
1966.51.62
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Department:
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Americana: Natural Philosophy (What Makes the Weather?)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
masonite, paper, paint, colored pencil, graphite, and ink
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 22.8 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Figure(s) in exterior  Search this
Allegory\other\nature  Search this
Animal\bird\dove  Search this
Animal\squirrel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Robert Lehrman in honor of Lynda Roscoe Hartigan
Object number:
1991.90
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1959, The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, North Wing
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Spring

Artist:
Newton A. Wells, born Lisbon, NY 1852-died Algeria 1923  Search this
Medium:
color etching, aquatint and chine-colle
Dimensions:
20 x 9 in. (50.8 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1913
Topic:
Animal\bird  Search this
Figure female\nude  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Landscape\season\spring  Search this
Allegory\season\spring  Search this
Object\other\birdhouse  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.377
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Patriotism

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
bronze on marble and wood base
Dimensions:
26 1/2 x 12 3/8 x 4 3/4 in. (67.3 x 31.4 x 12.1 cm)
Type:
Sculpture-Relief
Date:
1955
Topic:
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Study\sculpture model  Search this
Allegory\civic\patriotism  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1965.16.20
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Morning

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
bronze on marble base
Dimensions:
26 3/4 x 23 x 8 1/4 in. (68.0 x 58.4 x 21.0 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1938
Topic:
Figure group\nude  Search this
Animal\bird\chicken  Search this
Allegory\time\morning  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1965.16.48
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Dove

Artist:
Ivan Chermayeff, born London, England 1932  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
no measurements
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Allegory\civic\peace  Search this
Animal\bird\dove  Search this
Object\foliage\olive branch  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Brandeis Women of Washington, D.C.
Object number:
1966.40
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The Beauty of Nature

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
pencil
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Landscape\plant  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Allegory\quality\beauty  Search this
Animal\bird\pelican  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Paul Manship
Object number:
1966.47.206
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Department:
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Bird of Freedom

Artist:
Stow Wengenroth, born New York City 1906-died Gloucester, MA 1978  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
15 3/4 x 11 7/8 in. (40.0 x 30.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1942
Topic:
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Allegory\civic\liberty  Search this
Object\other\flag  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of International Business Machines Corporation
Object number:
1966.48.90
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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A Dove Changing the Earth into a Rainbow

Artist:
Stanley E. Lea, born Joplin, MO 1930  Search this
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Landscape\phenomenon\rainbow  Search this
Allegory\place\extraterrestrial  Search this
Animal\bird\dove  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Theodore Arneson
Object number:
1974.117.4
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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