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Performers

Artist:
Mitchell Siporin, born New York City 1910-died Boston, MA 1976  Search this
Medium:
engraving on paper
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Performing arts\dance  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Object number:
1981.151.2
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Evensong

Artist:
Arthur B. Davies, born Utica, NY 1862-died Florence, Italy 1928  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
22 x 17 in. (56.0 x 43.2 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1898?
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\music  Search this
Landscape\time\evening  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Allegory\time\evening  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.6.22
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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To Fan the Flames!

Artist:
Carlos A. Cortéz, born Milwaukee, WI 1923-died Chicago, IL 2005  Search this
Medium:
linocut on paper
Dimensions:
image: 22 1/2 x 17 in. (57.1 x 43.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1984
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Object\written matter\poster  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1993.13.1
Restrictions & Rights:
artist claims work to be in public domain
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Department:
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Serenade

Artist:
Matt Phillips, born New York City 1927-died Oakland, CA 2017  Search this
Medium:
monotype and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
image: 15 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (39.4 x 29.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1965
Topic:
Landscape\celestial\moon  Search this
Landscape\tree  Search this
Figure group\nude  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1991.156.1
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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The Dance

Artist:
Julio de Diego, born Madrid, Spain 1900-died Sarasota, FL 1979  Search this
Medium:
aquatint
Dimensions:
13 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (34.9 x 29.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Dress\costume\masquerade  Search this
Recreation\dancing  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\fence  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.76
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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edanmdm:saam_1935.13.76

Sweet Adeline

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
tempera and pen and ink on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
sight 16 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. (41.3 x 31.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Cityscape\time\night  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Cityscape\celestial\moon  Search this
Performing arts\music\fiddle  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.147
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Street Musicians

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
recto: pencil and pen and ink on paper verso: pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 x 14 in. (45.6 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\fiddle  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.549R-V
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Sweet Adeline

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil on plywood
Dimensions:
33 1/8 x 28 7/8 in. (84.0 x 73.3 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1942-1944
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Cityscape\time\night  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\violin  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.621
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Girl with Guitar (no. 237)

Artist:
Werner Drewes, born Canig, Germany 1899-died Reston, VA 1985  Search this
Medium:
color woodcut
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Figure female\full length  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Object\musical instrument\guitar  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\house  Search this
Object\written matter\sheet music  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1968.9.76
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Wes Montgomery

Artist:
Lloyd McNeill, born 1935  Search this
Medium:
screenprint
Dimensions:
35 x 23 in. (88.9 x 58.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1969
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Figure male\waist length  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Object\written matter  Search this
Object\musical instrument\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1970.28
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Blind Singer

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
17 1/2 x 11 5/8 in. (44.6 x 29.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1939-1940
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
State of being\handicapped\blind  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Performing arts\music\tambourine  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Douglas E. Younger
Object number:
1971.126
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Blind Singer

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
17 1/2 x 11 5/8 in. (44.5 x 29.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1939-1940
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
State of being\handicapped\blind  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Performing arts\music\tambourine  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Douglas E. Younger
Object number:
1971.127
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Street Musicians

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
17 7/8 x 13 3/4 in. (45.5 x 35.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1939-1940
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\fiddle  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Douglas E. Younger
Object number:
1971.143
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Untitled (Seated Figures and Musicians)

Artist:
Howard Russell Butler, born New York City 1856-died Princeton, NJ 1934  Search this
Medium:
pencil
Dimensions:
5 x 8 1/2 in. (12.7 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\river  Search this
Performing arts\music\trumpet  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\arch  Search this
Architecture Exterior\civic\theater  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Howard Russell Butler, Jr.
Object number:
1972.2.31A,B
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Guitar Player

Artist:
B. J. O. Nordfeldt, born Tullstorp, Sweden 1878-died Henderson, TX 1955  Search this
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1919-1925
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\wall  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. B.J.O. Nordfeldt
Object number:
1974.10.42
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Cirque d'Hiver

Artist:
Clark Fay, n.d.  Search this
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Performing arts\music\accordion  Search this
Performing arts\circus\clown  Search this
Object\musical instrument\guitar  Search this
Performing arts\circus\ringmaster  Search this
Object\musical instrument\accordion  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Nathaly Baum
Object number:
1976.21.2
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edanmdm:saam_1976.21.2

Alan Lomax

Artist:
Charles Pollock, born Denver, CO 1902-died Paris, France 1988  Search this
Sitter:
Alan Lomax  Search this
Medium:
pencil, pen and ink, and brush and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 7/8 x 12 in. (45.4 x 30.5 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1938
Topic:
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Collection of Elizabeth Pollock
Object number:
1976.65.5
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1938 Charles Pollock Archives
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Department:
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edanmdm:saam_1976.65.5

Untitled (Spanish Woman Playing Guitar)

Artist:
Jan Matulka, born Vlachovo Brezi, Bohemia 1890-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 7 1/2 x 9 5/8 in. (18.9 x 24.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1923-1924
Topic:
Ethnic\Spanish  Search this
Figure female\waist length  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1976.8.2
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Untitled

Artist:
Everett Shinn, born Woodstown, NJ 1876-died New York City 1953  Search this
Medium:
pencil, watercolor, and carbon pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 x 29 1/8 in. (50.7 x 74.0 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1927
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Animal\dog  Search this
Recreation\cafe  Search this
Occupation\religion\clergy  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerome Canter
Object number:
1976.92.1
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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edanmdm:saam_1976.92.1

Le Chanteur Populaire

Artist:
Arthur W. Heintzelman, born Newark, NJ 1891-died Rockport, MA 1965  Search this
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Performing arts\music  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Object\musical instrument\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dewitt Hornor
Object number:
1978.77.17
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.77.17

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