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A Primitive Chant to the Great Spirit

Artist:
Hermon A. MacNeil, born Everett, MA 1866-died New York City 1947  Search this
Founder:
Roman Bronze Works  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
24 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 8 3/4 in. (62.3 x 15.6 x 22.3 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled by 1901
Topic:
Indian  Search this
Dress\Indian dress  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Maurice Kawashima in honor of Dr. Richard Wunder
Object number:
1996.27
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CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, North Wing
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b0e23b16-e316-4210-a46e-627db1eb920b
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edanmdm:saam_1996.27

Lift Up Thy Voice and Sing, (painting)

Painter:
Johnson, William H. 1901-1970  Search this
Medium:
Gouache, pen and ink on paper
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1942-1943
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Architecture interior  Search this
Object--Other--Flag  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Voice  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8G270084
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_479954

The Soprano at the Mourning Easter Wake of 1968

Artist:
Daniel Pressley, born Wasamasaw, SC 1918-died New York City 1971  Search this
Medium:
varnished walnut relief
Dimensions:
35 1/4 x 18 x 1 in. (89.5 x 45.7 x 2.5 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture-Relief
Folk Art
Date:
1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Ceremony\holiday\Easter  Search this
Figure female\waist length  Search this
Ceremony\funeral  Search this
History\United States\Civil Rights Movement  Search this
Homage\King, Martin Luther  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1997.124.78
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk70ccfe956-63fb-4d6d-87e3-1f449c7eb17b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1997.124.78

Passing Song

Artist:
Albert Pinkham Ryder, born New Bedford, MA 1847-died New York City 1917  Search this
Medium:
oil on wood
Dimensions:
8 1/2 x 4 3/8 in. (21.6 x 11.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
before 1902
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Waterscape\boat  Search this
Landscape\water  Search this
Landscape\coast  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Literature\Ryder\Passing Song  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.6.103
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 6B
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77132b3b9-02f7-46b4-993e-96a9d302afd1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.6.103

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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CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74589bf9a-2d83-43b7-b839-0c6d9bd6dd28
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.6.22

Music

Artist:
Thomas Wilmer Dewing, born Boston, MA 1851-died New York City 1938  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
42 1/2 x 36 in. (108.0 x 91.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1895
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\music  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Performing arts\music\lute  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.6.32
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
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On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, East Wing
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bd4658ca-b1e4-473c-834d-d0f45cc2e70d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.6.32

Sweet Adeline

Artist:
Nathaniel P. Steinberg, born Jerusalem, Palestine (now Israel) 1893-died Saugatuck, MI 1976  Search this
Medium:
drypoint
Dimensions:
8 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (21.3 x 26.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Animal\dog  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Performing arts\music\harmonica  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.676
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a8950cb6-b71d-41fa-873a-98c43bdb6b07
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1935.13.676

Circe

Artist:
Alice Pike Barney, born Cincinnati, OH 1857-died Los Angeles, CA 1931  Search this
Medium:
pastel on canvas
Dimensions:
30 1/8 x 24 7/8 in. (76.4 x 63.1 cm.)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
State of being\emotion\love  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Mythology\classical\Circe  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  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:
1951.14.17
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk733c14e30-e9bb-4d0f-880f-f7b00bd319af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1951.14.17

Jimmy Davis

Artist:
Alice Pike Barney, born Cincinnati, OH 1857-died Los Angeles, CA 1931  Search this
Sitter:
Jimmy Davis  Search this
Medium:
pastel on paper
Dimensions:
18 1/8 x 14 in. (46.0 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1927
Topic:
Recreation\leisure\smoking  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Performing arts\music\composer  Search this
Occupation\political\governor  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:
1951.14.20
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b3342350-24a7-46da-8bae-f362918924a6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1951.14.20

Japanese Lullaby

Artist:
Alice Pike Barney, born Cincinnati, OH 1857-died Los Angeles, CA 1931  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 x 60 1/8 in. (91.4 x 152.6 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1903
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Japanese  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:
1951.14.44
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk750b001e1-ee34-452d-8c39-8e82d0c18cb2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1951.14.44

Fan

Artist:
Unidentified (American)  Search this
Medium:
fabric; taffeta; ivory
Dimensions:
length: 11 1/2 in. (29.3 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Date:
1850-1900
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Performing arts\music\flute  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Performing arts\music\lute  Search this
Object\musical instrument\lute  Search this
Object\musical instrument\flute  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore through Mr. Henry L. Milmore
Object number:
1956.6.43
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk733b10521-bbf0-4160-8a64-218545d4e88a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1956.6.43

Radio Broadcast

Artist:
Julia Eckel, born Washington, DC 1907-died 1988 Washington, DC  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
40 1/8 x 55 5/8 in. (102.0 x 141.2 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1933-1934
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Performing arts\music\trombone  Search this
Performing arts\music\saxophone  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\Washington, D.C.  Search this
Object\other\microphone  Search this
Occupation\communication arts\broadcaster  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.66
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk71d10c952-6910-46ea-a804-6afaa8eaf606
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1964.1.66

Reverie, from the portfolio 11 Pop Artists, Volume II

Artist:
Roy Lichtenstein, born New York City 1923-died New York City 1997  Search this
Medium:
color screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
image: 27 1/8 x 23 in. (68.9 x 58.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1965
Topic:
Figure female\head  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Cartoon\comics  Search this
Object\written matter  Search this
Object\other\microphone  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Philip Morris Incorporated
Copyright:
© Estate of Roy Lichtenstein
Object number:
1966.29.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f112e8c5-6dc6-4260-ad4d-bbd12477d5ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.29.15

Blind Spanish Singer

Artist:
Robert Henri, born Cincinnati, OH 1865-died New York City 1929  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
41 x 33 1/8 in. (104.0 x 84.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1912
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
State of being\handicapped\blind  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. J.H. Smith
Object number:
1967.41
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 2A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk796efec73-2fbc-461c-b1df-633d8c13b42d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.41

Marian Anderson #1

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Unidentified  Search this
Sitter:
Marian Anderson  Search this
Medium:
recto: tempera on paper verso: tempera, pencil and metallic gold paint on paper
Dimensions:
sheet recto and verso: 37 5/8 x 20 5/8 in. (95.5 x 52.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1939
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Dress\accessory\umbrella  Search this
African American  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Dress\Japanese dress  Search this
Portrait female\full length  Search this
Monument\memorial\Lincoln  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.318R-V
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a81a27d2-816c-4961-9390-19ddf27fba2a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.318R-V

Paul Robeson

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
Paul Robeson  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
9 5/8 x 4 1/2 in. (24.3 x 11.5 cm) irregular
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure male\waist length  Search this
Study  Search this
Performing arts\theater\performer  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Portrait male\waist length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.383
Restrictions & Rights:
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Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk735a7b20c-0d5a-43c1-854a-8678387a3b70
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.383

Fisk Jubilee Singers

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
carbon tracing on paper
Dimensions:
9 1/4 x 15 1/8 in. (23.4 x 38.3 cm) irregular
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
African American  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.385
Restrictions & Rights:
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Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77cafc8d0-1af5-4549-9436-2ed7c52f1c1b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.385

Fisk Jubilee Singers

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
recto: pencil on paper verso: carbon transfer on paper
Dimensions:
12 5/8 x 9 1/8 in. (32.2 x 23.2 cm) irregular
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
African American  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.496R-V
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a103733e-2796-461c-9923-3714eb998a42
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.496R-V

Lift Up Thy Voice and Sing

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
25 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. (64.9 x 54.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1942-1944
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
African American  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Object\other\flag  Search this
Object\tool\ladder  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.616
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78deae0bc-9f88-4cbb-a12a-ab51882c191c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.616

Marian Anderson

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
Eleanor Roosevelt  Search this
Marian Anderson  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
35 5/8 x 28 7/8 in. (90.4 x 73.2 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Architecture\religious\church  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Portrait female\full length  Search this
Object\other\flag  Search this
Architecture Exterior\civic\White House  Search this
Architecture Exterior\civic\Lincoln Memorial  Search this
Architecture Exterior\civic\Eiffel Tower  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.657
Restrictions & Rights:
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Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk764cabc26-2f12-4e19-a970-ad8c7bc857b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.657

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