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Blind Musician

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil on plywood
Dimensions:
36 3/8 x 28 1/4 in. (92.2 x 71.6 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.670
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Aetna Waking

Artist:
Carol Summers, born Kingston, NY 1925-died Santa Cruz, CA 2016  Search this
Medium:
color woodcut on paper
Dimensions:
35 3/4 × 36 in. (90.8 × 91.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1960
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Mythology\classical\Athena  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Woodward Foundation
Object number:
1976.108.141
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Time and the Fates Sundial

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
bronze on marble base
Dimensions:
14 x 8 1/2 in. (35.5 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1938
Topic:
Allegory\time  Search this
Mythology\classical\Fates  Search this
Study\sculpture model  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Paul Manship
Object number:
1966.47.4
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Corona

Artist:
Claire Falkenstein, born Coos Bay, OR 1908-died Venice, CA 1997  Search this
Medium:
brazed copper and fused glass
Dimensions:
8 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (21.0 x 31.1 x 19.0 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1971
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, Martha Jackson Memorial Collection
Object number:
1981.109.8
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James Buchanan

Artist:
Henry Dexter, born Nelson, NY 1806-died Cambridge, MA 1876  Search this
Sitter:
James Buchanan  Search this
James Buchanan  Search this
Medium:
marble
Dimensions:
24 7/8 x 14 7/8 x 12 1/2 in. (63.3 x 37.8 x 31.9 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
ca. 1859
Topic:
Occupation\political\president  Search this
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Portrait male\nude  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Harriet Lane Johnston
Object number:
1906.9.4
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 20B
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Sleeping Children

Artist:
William Henry Rinehart, born Union Bridge, MD 1825-died Rome, Italy 1874  Search this
Medium:
marble
Dimensions:
15 3/8 x 36 3/4 x 18 3/4 in. (38.9 x 93.3 x 47.6 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled 1859, carved 1869
Topic:
Children  Search this
State of being\other\sleep  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Benjamin H. Warder
Object number:
1920.4.1
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Charity (#1)

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
bronze on marble and wood base
Dimensions:
15 1/8 x 12 1/2 x 6 in. (38.3 x 31.7 x 15.1 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1955
Topic:
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Study\sculpture model  Search this
Allegory\quality\charity  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1965.16.18
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Department:
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Girl Reading

Artist:
Hugo Robus, born Cleveland, OH 1885-died New York City 1964  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
16 1/2 x 22 x 15 5/8 in. (41.9 x 56.0 x 39.8 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1929
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Figure female\waist length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of International Business Machines Corporation
Object number:
1966.27.5
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Standing Stag

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
bronze on marble base
Dimensions:
overall (with base): 30 5/8 x 22 5/8 x 10 1/4 in. (77.7 x 57.5 x 26 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1932
Topic:
Animal\deer  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Paul Manship
Object number:
1966.47.5
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Department:
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Garden of Eden Sundial

Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
36 1/2 x 12 in. (92.7 x 30.5 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1941
Topic:
Religion\Old Testament\Eve  Search this
Religion\Old Testament\Adam  Search this
Object\other\sundial  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Paul Manship
Object number:
1966.47.7
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, W320
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The Last of the Tribes

Artist:
Hiram Powers, born Woodstock, VT 1805-died Florence, Italy 1873  Search this
Medium:
marble
Dimensions:
66 1/8 x 22 3/4 x 32 in. (167.9 x 57.7 x 81.3 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled 1867-1872, carved 1876-1877
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Allegory\other\survival  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in memory of Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1968.155.125
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edanmdm:saam_1968.155.125

Eve Tempted

Artist:
Hiram Powers, born Woodstock, VT 1805-died Florence, Italy 1873  Search this
Medium:
marble
Dimensions:
68 7/8 x 29 7/8 x 20 1/2 in. (174.9 x 75.8 x 52.0 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled 1839-1842, carved 1873-1877
Topic:
Animal\reptile\snake  Search this
State of being\evil\temptation  Search this
Religion\Old Testament\Eve  Search this
Object\fruit\apple  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in memory of Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1968.155.126
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Department:
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Eve Disconsolate

Artist:
Hiram Powers, born Woodstock, VT 1805-died Florence, Italy 1873  Search this
Medium:
marble
Dimensions:
28 1/8 x 20 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. (71.3 x 52.0 x 32.5 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled 1855-1861
Topic:
State of being\evil\sin  Search this
Religion\Old Testament\Eve  Search this
Religion\Old Testament\Genesis  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in memory of Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1968.155.17
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President Andrew Jackson

Artist:
Hiram Powers, born Woodstock, VT 1805-died Florence, Italy 1873  Search this
Sitter:
Andrew Jackson  Search this
Medium:
plaster
Dimensions:
28 3/8 x 23 3/8 x 16 1/8 in. (72.1 x 59.3 x 40.8 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled 1835
Topic:
Occupation\political\president  Search this
Study\sculpture model  Search this
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in memory of Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1968.155.58
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Margaretta Willoughby Pierrepont

Artist:
Augustus Saint-Gaudens, born Dublin, Ireland 1848-died Cornish, NH 1907  Search this
Sitter:
Mrs. Edwards Pierrepont  Search this
Margaretta Willoughby Pierrepont  Search this
Medium:
marble
Dimensions:
27 1/8 x 18 1/4 x 11 3/4 in. (68.8 x 46.4 x 29.7 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1874
Topic:
Portrait female\bust  Search this
Portrait female\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mary Pierrepont Beckwith
Object number:
1968.65.2
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Violet Sargent

Artist:
Augustus Saint-Gaudens, born Dublin, Ireland 1848-died Cornish, NH 1907  Search this
Founder:
Jaboeuf et Bezout Fondeurs, founded Paris, France 1888-closed 1899  Search this
Sitter:
Viola Sargent  Search this
Medium:
bronze relief
Dimensions:
50 x 34 in. (126.9 x 86.4 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture-Relief
Date:
1890
Topic:
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Rose Pitman Hughes
Object number:
1970.39
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Department:
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Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, East Wing
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The Truant

Artist:
Randolph Rogers, born Waterloo, NY 1825-died Rome, Italy 1892  Search this
Medium:
marble
Dimensions:
40 1/2 x 15 x 25 1/2 in. (102.9 x 38.0 x 64.8 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1853
Topic:
Occupation\education\student  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\skating  Search this
Figure male\child\full length  Search this
State of being\other\truant  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1977.116
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
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edanmdm:saam_1977.116

She Who Must Be Obeyed

Artist:
Tony Smith, born South Orange, NJ 1912-died New York City 1980  Search this
Medium:
assembled and painted fiberboard
Dimensions:
20 5/8 x 30 3/4 x 11 1/2 in. (52.3 x 78.1 x 29.2 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1975
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
General Services Administration\Art-in-Architecture Program  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration, Art-in-Architecture Program
Object number:
1979.159.21
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 51A
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.159.21

Sierra Snow: Sunrise on East Face

Artist:
Sam Richardson, born Oakland, CA 1934-died Seattle, WA 2013  Search this
Medium:
mixed media: polyurethane, plexiglas and painted wood
Dimensions:
8 3/8 x 20 x 20 in. (21.3 x 50.8 x 50.8 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1974
Topic:
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, Martha Jackson Memorial Collection
Object number:
1980.137.91
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edanmdm:saam_1980.137.91

"When men can freely communicate their thoughts and their sufferings, real or imaginary, their passions spend themselves in air, like gunpowder scattered upon the surface; but pent up by terrors, they work unseen, burst forth in a moment, and destroy everything in their course."--Thomas Erskine, on the Advantages of Free Speech, Rex v. Paine, 1792. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

Artist:
Paul Rand, born New York City 1914-died Norwalk, CT 1996  Search this
Medium:
crayon, nail, and photomechanical reproduction on wood
Dimensions:
9 3/4 x 7 x 1 1/4 in. (24.7 x 17.6 x 3.0 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1954
Topic:
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Literature\Erskine, Thomas\On the Advantages of Free Speech  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.242
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.124.242

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