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China of To-Day (xvi), from the series In Our Time: Covers for a Small Library After the Life for the Most Part

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, born Chagrin Falls, OH 1932-died Los Angeles, CA 2007  Search this
Printer:
Kelpra Studio  Search this
Publisher:
Marlborough AG Shellenberg FL  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
22 1/2 x 30 3/8 in. (57.2 x 77.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1969
Topic:
Fantasy\dragon  Search this
History\China  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Kalago Properties
Object number:
1997.102.4
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1997.102.4

Two Old Women

Artist:
Adolphe W. Blondheim, born Baltimore, MD 1888-died Baltimore, MD 1969  Search this
Medium:
etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 8 1/4 x 7 7/8 in. (21.1 x 20.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1920
Topic:
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Figure group\female\elderly  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.25
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The Raven

Artist:
George A. Bradshaw, born Trenton, NJ 1880-died Trenton, NJ 1968  Search this
Medium:
etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 8 3/8 x 11 1/4 in. (21.3 x 28.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1936
Topic:
Figure male\waist length  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Object\furniture\table  Search this
Literature\Poe\Raven  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.514
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The Writer (Natalie Clifford Barney)

Artist:
Alice Pike Barney, born Cincinnati, OH 1857-died Los Angeles, CA 1931  Search this
Sitter:
Natalie Clifford Barney  Search this
Medium:
pastel on canvas
Dimensions:
21 5/8 x 18 in. (54.8 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1895
Topic:
Occupation\writer  Search this
Dress\accessory\jewelry  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Laura Dreyfus Barney and Natalie Clifford Barney in memory of their mother, Alice Pike Barney
Object number:
1952.13.68
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Hannah

Artist:
Mary Ascher, born Leeds, England 1900-died New York City 1988  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
plate: 13 3/4 x 10 in. (34.9 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1963
Topic:
Object\furniture\desk  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Object\other\candlestick  Search this
Religion\Old Testament\Hannah  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Ralph Underwood
Object number:
1969.9.7
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Department:
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edanmdm:saam_1969.9.7

Supplement to Sound Construction

Artist:
Solon H. Borglum, born Ogden, UT 1868-died Stamford, CT 1922  Search this
Medium:
photo reproductions
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 17 in. (27.9 x 43.2 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photomechanical Reproduction
Date:
1923
Topic:
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. A. Mervyn Davies
Object number:
1971.446.235
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Untitled (Two Drawings of Men)

Artist:
Howard Russell Butler, born New York City 1856-died Princeton, NJ 1934  Search this
Medium:
pencil
Dimensions:
4 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. (10.8 x 14.9 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Figure male\waist length  Search this
Recreation\leisure\smoking  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Figure male\bust  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Howard Russell Butler, Jr.
Object number:
1972.2.45
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Department:
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Pregnancy

Artist:
Will Barnet, born Beverly, MA 1911-died New York City 2012  Search this
Medium:
aquatint on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 13 3/4 x 8 1/8 in. (34.9 x 20.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1938
Topic:
State of being\other\pregnant  Search this
Figure female\knee length  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John B. Turner
Object number:
1972.24.2
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Untitled (reclining nude reading by candlelight)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in. (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Figure female\waist length  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Object\other\candlestick  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.136
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Hollywood, wie es wirklich ist (xxxiii), from the series In Our Time: Covers for a Small Library After the Life for the Most Part

Artist:
R. B. Kitaj, born Chagrin Falls, OH 1932-died Los Angeles, CA 2007  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
21 7/8 x 30 3/4 in. (55.6 x 78.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1969
Topic:
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Kalago Properties
Object number:
1997.102.14
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Coffee Table Book with Blue Marble

Artist:
George Herms, born Woodland, CA 1935  Search this
Medium:
mixed media assemblage
Dimensions:
19 1/2 x 20 x 9 in. (49.5 x 50.9 x 22.8 cm)
Type:
Sculpture-Assemblage
Date:
1990
Topic:
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Edith S. and Arthur J. Levin
Object number:
2005.5.40
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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edanmdm:saam_2005.5.40

[Man with Book]

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
tintype with applied color
Dimensions:
plate: 8 3/4 x 7 in. (22.2 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1865-1885
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Dress\accessory\coat  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mitchell and Nancy Steir
Object number:
2009.44.3
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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edanmdm:saam_2009.44.3

John Swanwick

Artist:
Matthew Pratt, born Philadelphia, PA 1734-died Philadelphia, PA 1805  Search this
Sitter:
John Swanwick  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
35 3/4 x 30 7/8 in. (90.8 x 78.4 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1800
Topic:
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Portrait male\waist length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
2010.16.2
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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edanmdm:saam_2010.16.2

Frontispiece to Muybridge's Central American Album

Artist:
Eadweard Muybridge, born Kingston-upon-Thames, England 1830-died Kingston-upon-Thames, England 1904  Search this
Medium:
albumen silver print
Dimensions:
5 1/2 x 9 1/8 in. (14.0 x 23.2 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1877
Topic:
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Object\art object\photograph  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Wilson Centre for Photography
Object number:
2010.25
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Books and Business

Artist:
Dale Kennington, born Savannah, GA 1935  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
40 x 48 in. (101.6 x 121.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
2011
Topic:
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\office  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
2011.35
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2011, Dale Kennington
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Untitled

Artist:
Jorge Soto Sánchez, born New York, NY 1947-died White River Junction, VT 1987  Search this
Medium:
paint, felt-tipped pen and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 18 3/8 x 25 in. (46.7 x 63.5 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
after 1976
Topic:
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Emblem\star  Search this
Portrait group\male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Hermiñia Ramos
Object number:
2013.57
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hermiñia Ramos
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A Pastorale [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Bohm, Max 1862-1923  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Reading  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0109457
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_109458

Two Sisters [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Soyer, Raphael 1899-1987  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure group--Family--Siblings  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0111181
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_111182

The Redhead [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Olinsky, Ivan G. 1878-1962  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure female--Waist length  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Reading  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0113744
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_113745

Fairy Story [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Reading a Story [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
Olinsky, Ivan G. 1878-1962  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure group--Female & Child  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Reading  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0113754
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_113755

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