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Crowd #5 (Washington Square West)

Artist:
Alex Prager, born Los Angeles, CA 1979  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
59 1/2 × 72 in. (151.1 × 182.9 cm)
Type:
Photography
Date:
2013
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Recreation\leisure\conversation  Search this
Architecture Interior\detail\window  Search this
Object\written matter\newspaper  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 2013, Alex Prager
Object number:
2016.29.3
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edanmdm:saam_2016.29.3

Window, Bonwit Teller, New York

Artist:
Lisette Model, born Vienna, Austria 1906-died New York City 1983  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 13 1/2 × 10 3/4 in. (34.3 × 27.3 cm) sheet: 14 × 11 1/8 in. (35.6 × 28.3 cm)
Type:
Photography
Date:
1939-1940, printed ca. 1939-1940
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Recreation\leisure\smoking  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Dress\accessory\cane  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\window  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\store  Search this
Object\written matter\newspaper  Search this
Object\other\mannequin  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1983, Lisette Model Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2016.40.5
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7beb4afca-4aa7-489b-afbe-e77586fdafec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2016.40.5

Grabbin' the Headlines

Artist:
Joseph Holston, born Washington, DC 1944  Search this
Medium:
screenprint
Dimensions:
image: 17 1/4 x 12 in. (43.8 x 30.5 cm) sheet: 22 1/4 x 17 1/8 in. (56.5 x 43.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1998
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Object\written matter\newspaper  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Copyright:
© 1998, Joseph Holston
Object number:
2014.9.10
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73e464dfd-d6e1-4a48-b3a6-0e932bb6dfb3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2014.9.10

Rabbits at Home (illustration for Peter Rabbit)

Artist:
Everett Shinn, born Woodstown, NJ 1876-died New York City 1953  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
9 1/8 x 13 1/2 in. (23.2 x 34.3 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Animal\rabbit  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\house  Search this
Literature\Potter\Peter Rabbit  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Fred D. Bentley, Sr.
Object number:
2004.33.8
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7cfe5c5e6-349c-42f1-b725-85d0774b570b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2004.33.8

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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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk792482341-d9c2-46dd-83b1-ee1c5f268447
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.155.136

East Baltimore Documentary Survey Project

Artist:
Joan Clark Netherwood, born York, SC 1932  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Cityscape\Maryland\Baltimore  Search this
Occupation\service\beautician  Search this
Object\art object\sculpture  Search this
Object\written matter\magazine  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\beauty parlor  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.980
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7467fed63-9d4f-4b71-bb85-a2e658e23a57
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.980

Man and Woman Reading Newspaper, Paris, France

Artist:
Rosalie Gwathmey, born Charlotte, NC 1908-died Amagansett, NY 2001  Search this
Medium:
vintage gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
6 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (16.5 x 24.1 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1950s
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Cityscape\France\Paris  Search this
Cityscape\street\square  Search this
Object\furniture\chair  Search this
Object\written matter\newspaper  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Jeffrey A. Lichtenberg in honor of his parents Laura and Harold Lichtenberg
Object number:
1999.97.16
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d38c0b46-14d9-4c42-8e3a-69314f0ccdeb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1999.97.16

Solomon Faiman reading Yiddish newspaper in doorway of shop on Lombard Street.

Artist:
Elinor Cahn, born 1925  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1979
Topic:
Architecture\detail\door  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Dress\accessory\eye wear  Search this
Cityscape\Maryland\Baltimore  Search this
Figure male\elderly\full length  Search this
Object\written matter\newspaper  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.244
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72896b826-be9b-4bad-8a9f-613d0491d40d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.244

East Baltimore Documentary Survey Project

Artist:
Elinor Cahn, born 1925  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Cityscape\Maryland\Baltimore  Search this
Figure female\child\full length  Search this
Object\art object\painting  Search this
Object\other\dish  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\kitchen  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.270
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk746f02cff-a7fc-4fc3-b84a-278cf80df392
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.270

Two Children, from the portfolio "Portraiture"

Artist:
Edwin Gledhill, born Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1888-died 1976  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
Children  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.619
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f664db68-f95c-4579-9463-92e1f7051095
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.619

Reader

Artist:
Miner Kilbourne Kellogg, born Manlius Square, NY 1814-died Toledo, OH 1889  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Figure male\elderly\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Martha F. Butler
Object number:
1991.56.246
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.56.246

College Life in New England, from Harper's Weekly, August 1, 1857

Artist:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 x 21 3/4 in. (40.6 x 55.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1857
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Recreation\leisure\conversation  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\cards  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\ball  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\fencing  Search this
Literature\Harper's Weekly  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Ray Austrian Collection, gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian
Object number:
1996.63.104
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7759a8ae6-c5d7-4cfb-99bb-99b1b7c8c3df
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.63.104

A Quiet Day in the Woods, from Appletons' Journal of Literature, Science, and Art, June 25, 1870

Artist:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 6 1/8 x 6 1/2 in. (15.6 x 16.5 cm) sheet: 11 x 7 5/8 in. (27.9 x 19.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1870
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\forest  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Object\written matter\newspaper  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Ray Austrian Collection, gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian
Object number:
1996.63.139
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78f004af3-aa28-4deb-999e-67d25848fef5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.63.139

Berkeley Conference Center

Artist:
David Lance Goines, born Grant's Pass, OR 1945  Search this
Sitter:
Megan Cody  Search this
Medium:
photo-offset lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
24 x 17 1/2 in. (61.0 x 44.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1993
Topic:
Recreation\leisure\eating and drinking  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Figure female\bust  Search this
Portrait female\bust  Search this
Literature\Ginsberg, Allen\Howl  Search this
Literature\Williams, William Carlos  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Copyright:
© 1993, David Lance Goines
Object number:
1997.117.1
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78a3d9c14-1179-4c12-814e-556fbc63b600
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1997.117.1

I've Always Had a Hard Time Reading, from the portfolio Red Read

Artist:
Ken Aptekar, born Detroit, MI 1950  Search this
Art Director:
Helen Frederick, born Pottstown, PA 1945  Search this
Printer:
Oscar Gonzalez-Ceron  Search this
Bridget Lambert  Search this
Trish Tillman  Search this
Publisher:
Pyramid Atlantic  Search this
Medium:
hand pulled plate lithography, screenprint and digitally mastered image
Dimensions:
22 x 22 1/2 in. (55.9 x 57.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1998
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Object\written matter  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of David Steinberg
Copyright:
© 1998, Ken Aptekar
Object number:
1998.104.4
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b666eb66-bfb3-43ec-8256-f2b1e623d944
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1998.104.4

French Fan

Artist:
Unidentified (French)  Search this
Medium:
mother of pearl, gouache on vellum, and metal hook
Dimensions:
10 1/2 x 19 3/4 in. (26.8 x 50.2 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Date:
1875-1900
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Animal\sheep  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Occupation\farm\shepherd  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\doll  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore through Mr. Henry L. Milmore
Object number:
1959.16.12
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Decorative Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk720c1b599-7197-4cc7-93f6-e7e7b1b4a1f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1959.16.12

French Fan

Artist:
Unidentified (French)  Search this
Medium:
mother of pearl, gouache on vellum, and stone
Dimensions:
10 1/2 x 20 1/8 in. (26.7 x 51.0 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Date:
1775-1800
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Recreation\courting  Search this
Landscape\river  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Occupation\farm\shepherd  Search this
Architecture\monument  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore through Mr. Henry L. Milmore
Object number:
1959.16.14
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Decorative Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f718d2d8-523a-4e3b-ad50-21ab6a341466
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1959.16.14

Woman Reading Paper Under the El

Artist:
N. Jay Jaffee, born New York City 1921-died Huntington, NY 1999  Search this
Medium:
selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 x 9 7/8 in. (20.2 x 25.1 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1950, printed 1990
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Recreation\leisure\smoking  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\subway  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Copyright:
© 1953, N. Jay Jaffee
Object number:
1993.16.67
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk714c5e1e4-3b94-4758-80b2-62af181364a4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1993.16.67

Study for Summer

Artist:
Will Barnet, born Beverly, MA 1911-died New York City 2012  Search this
Medium:
charcoal on vellum
Dimensions:
sheet: 19 x 23 7/8 in. (48.2 x 60.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1986
Topic:
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1994.42.4
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk729f44653-0d8e-4952-86f6-213d26358b7c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.42.4

Early study for The Bond

Artist:
Will Barnet, born Beverly, MA 1911-died New York City 2012  Search this
Medium:
charcoal on vellum
Dimensions:
sheet: 36 1/2 x 34 1/2 in. (92.7 x 87.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1986
Topic:
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Study  Search this
Recreation\leisure\reading  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1994.42.9
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f1bd1999-c841-4cc4-bd22-050e1acd3c55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.42.9

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