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Moonlight

Artist:
Albert Pinkham Ryder, born New Bedford, MA 1847-died New York City 1917  Search this
Medium:
oil on mahogany panel, cradled
Dimensions:
15 7/8 x 17 3/4 in. (40.4 x 45.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1887
Topic:
Waterscape\boat  Search this
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Waterscape\celestial\moon  Search this
Waterscape\time\night  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of William T. Evans
Object number:
1909.10.2
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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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
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk79b43d705-f849-494d-a170-62bec69d8da1
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edanmdm:saam_1909.10.2

Aurora Borealis

Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, born Hartford, CT 1826-died New York City 1900  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
56 x 83 1/2 in. (142.3 x 212.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1865
Topic:
Waterscape\boat  Search this
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Waterscape\coast  Search this
Landscape\weather\snow  Search this
Landscape\phenomenon\aurora  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Eleanor Blodgett
Object number:
1911.4.1
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Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, East Wing
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7045f8e74-3e7b-458d-8442-301c4e8e8382
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edanmdm:saam_1911.4.1

Flying Dutchman

Artist:
Albert Pinkham Ryder, born New Bedford, MA 1847-died New York City 1917  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on fiberboard
Dimensions:
14 1/4 x 17 1/4 in. (36.1 x 43.8 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
completed by 1887
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Waterscape\boat  Search this
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Waterscape\weather\storm  Search this
Literature\Wagner\Flying Dutchman  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.6.95
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CC0
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edanmdm:saam_1929.6.95

Jonah

Artist:
Albert Pinkham Ryder, born New Bedford, MA 1847-died New York City 1917  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on fiberboard
Dimensions:
27 1/4 x 34 3/8 in. (69.2 x 87.3 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1885-1895
Topic:
Waterscape\boat  Search this
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Animal\whale  Search this
Religion\Old Testament\Jonah  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.6.98
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CC0
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk70c3a36db-6b5b-4de1-b741-68f937ab7312
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edanmdm:saam_1929.6.98

Lionfish, from Lettered Creatures

Artist:
Mark Leithauser, born Detroit, MI 1950  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
2002-2003
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Object\letter  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Hakuta Family in honor of Elizabeth Broun
Object number:
2016.52.1.15
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b30b2591-770b-4edf-a61b-d0f9cbda9f31
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edanmdm:saam_2016.52.1.15

Octopi, from Lettered Creatures

Artist:
Mark Leithauser, born Detroit, MI 1950  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
2002-2003
Topic:
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Animal\fish\octopus  Search this
Object\letter  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Hakuta Family in honor of Elizabeth Broun
Object number:
2016.52.1.18
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7429d965d-24c6-4731-a6a9-f12c2b440e83
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edanmdm:saam_2016.52.1.18

Striped-Face Unicornfish, from Lettered Creatures

Artist:
Mark Leithauser, born Detroit, MI 1950  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
2002-2003
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Animal\other\coral  Search this
Object\letter  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Hakuta Family in honor of Elizabeth Broun
Object number:
2016.52.1.24
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk719e2a596-ba14-444c-bdee-c6ac085f8cf0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2016.52.1.24

Sinking of the Titanic from the series History

Artist:
David Levinthal, born San Francisco, CA 1949  Search this
Medium:
inkjet print
Dimensions:
17 × 22 in. (43.2 × 55.9 cm)
Type:
Photography
Date:
2014
Topic:
Disaster\shipwreck  Search this
Architecture\boat\steamer  Search this
Waterscape\time\night  Search this
Waterscape\sea\Atlantic Ocean  Search this
Architecture\boat\Titanic  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Donald Standford Rosenfeld, Jr.
Copyright:
© 2014, David Levinthal
Object number:
2017.41.32
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7cc367b85-66e6-45df-876d-a855086b9a07
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2017.41.32

Bishop by the sea, Santa Barbara, Cal. 1964

Artist:
Diane Arbus, born New York City 1923-died New York City 1971  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm) image: 14 × 14 1/2 in. (35.6 × 36.8 cm), irregular
Type:
Photography
Date:
1964
Topic:
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Occupation\religion\bishop  Search this
Landscape\California\Santa Barbara  Search this
Monument\religious\cross  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Jeffrey Fraenkel and Frish Brandt
Object number:
2017.43.1
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73d430af6-7689-493f-b4c3-1da8021fa667
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2017.43.1

Ocean Surface

Artist:
Vija Celmins, born Riga, Latvia 1939  Search this
Printer:
Robert Blanton  Search this
Brand X Editions, active New York City late 20th century-early 21st century  Search this
Publisher:
Brand X Projects  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
20 7/8 x 26 3/4 in. (53.0 x 67.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
2006
Topic:
Waterscape\sea  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by David S. Purvis
Copyright:
© 2006, Vija Celmins and b x p, inc.
Object number:
2009.4.2
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7dd500bf7-cb71-4165-b27c-9c24c1d828c7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2009.4.2

Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76, Installation, Segment 1

Artist:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, active 1958  Search this
Christo, born Gabrovo, Bulgaria 1935-died New York City 2020  Search this
Jeanne-Claude, born Casablanca, Morocco 1935-died New York City 2009  Search this
Photographer:
Wolfgang Volz, German, born Tuttlingen, Germany 1948  Search this
Medium:
black and white photograph
Dimensions:
28 x 39 in. (71.1 x 99.1 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
September 6-7, 1976
Topic:
Landscape\California  Search this
Waterscape\sea\Pacific Ocean  Search this
Modern art movement\installation exterior\Running Fence  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1976, Christo
Object number:
RF.3.10
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edanmdm:saam_RF.3.10

Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76

Artist:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, active 1958  Search this
Christo, born Gabrovo, Bulgaria 1935-died New York City 2020  Search this
Jeanne-Claude, born Casablanca, Morocco 1935-died New York City 2009  Search this
Photographer:
Wolfgang Volz, German, born Tuttlingen, Germany 1948  Search this
Medium:
black and white photograph
Dimensions:
15 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. (40.0 x 59.1 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1976
Topic:
Occupation\industry\construction  Search this
Landscape\California  Search this
Waterscape\sea\Pacific Ocean  Search this
Modern art movement\installation exterior\Running Fence  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1976, Christo
Object number:
RF.3.100
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk761d94aea-c364-43ad-a733-210741bf6a64
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_RF.3.100

Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76, Securing the last cables over Labor Day weekend

Artist:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, active 1958  Search this
Christo, born Gabrovo, Bulgaria 1935-died New York City 2020  Search this
Jeanne-Claude, born Casablanca, Morocco 1935-died New York City 2009  Search this
Photographer:
Wolfgang Volz, German, born Tuttlingen, Germany 1948  Search this
Medium:
black and white photograph
Dimensions:
15 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. (40.0 x 59.1 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
September 4-6, 1976
Topic:
Occupation\industry\construction  Search this
Landscape\California  Search this
Waterscape\sea\Pacific Ocean  Search this
Modern art movement\installation exterior\Running Fence  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1976, Christo
Object number:
RF.3.105
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73af5eabb-4740-4e28-9008-d5626de10f14
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_RF.3.105

Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76, Working with poles near the ocean

Artist:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, active 1958  Search this
Christo, born Gabrovo, Bulgaria 1935-died New York City 2020  Search this
Jeanne-Claude, born Casablanca, Morocco 1935-died New York City 2009  Search this
Photographer:
Wolfgang Volz, German, born Tuttlingen, Germany 1948  Search this
Medium:
black and white photograph
Dimensions:
15 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. (40 x 59.1 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
September 3-6, 1976
Topic:
Occupation\industry\construction  Search this
Landscape\California  Search this
Waterscape\sea\Pacific Ocean  Search this
Modern art movement\installation exterior\Running Fence  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1976, Christo
Object number:
RF.3.126
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk752ef4d0a-5fe0-4f23-871a-6c1c481f4558
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_RF.3.126

Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76, Setting pole with aid of helicopter

Artist:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, active 1958  Search this
Christo, born Gabrovo, Bulgaria 1935-died New York City 2020  Search this
Jeanne-Claude, born Casablanca, Morocco 1935-died New York City 2009  Search this
Photographer:
Wolfgang Volz, German, born Tuttlingen, Germany 1948  Search this
Medium:
black and white photograph
Dimensions:
15 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. (40.0 x 59.1 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
September 4, 1976
Topic:
Occupation\industry\construction  Search this
Landscape\California  Search this
Waterscape\sea\Pacific Ocean  Search this
Modern art movement\installation exterior\Running Fence  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1976, Christo
Object number:
RF.3.128
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f0a9a9dc-a773-4291-a95e-8f084e5062a1
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edanmdm:saam_RF.3.128

Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76, Connecting anchors to poles

Artist:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, active 1958  Search this
Christo, born Gabrovo, Bulgaria 1935-died New York City 2020  Search this
Jeanne-Claude, born Casablanca, Morocco 1935-died New York City 2009  Search this
Photographer:
Wolfgang Volz, German, born Tuttlingen, Germany 1948  Search this
Medium:
black and white photograph
Dimensions:
15 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. (40.0 x 59.1 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
September 4-6, 1976
Topic:
Occupation\industry\construction  Search this
Landscape\California  Search this
Waterscape\sea\Pacific Ocean  Search this
Modern art movement\installation exterior\Running Fence  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1976, Christo
Object number:
RF.3.129
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk702a3ad0a-909f-426f-84f2-6c1fba61f2d1
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edanmdm:saam_RF.3.129

Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76

Artist:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, active 1958  Search this
Christo, born Gabrovo, Bulgaria 1935-died New York City 2020  Search this
Jeanne-Claude, born Casablanca, Morocco 1935-died New York City 2009  Search this
Photographer:
Wolfgang Volz, German, born Tuttlingen, Germany 1948  Search this
Medium:
black and white photograph
Dimensions:
15 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. (40.0 x 59.1 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1976
Topic:
Occupation\industry\construction  Search this
Landscape\California  Search this
Waterscape\sea\Pacific Ocean  Search this
Modern art movement\installation exterior\Running Fence  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1976, Christo
Object number:
RF.3.145
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk749b591cb-e5d3-4ec7-aa68-66dec523c4a3
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edanmdm:saam_RF.3.145

Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76, John H. Thomson, Jim Fuller, Eddy and John Vilicich securing the top marine cable and the marine anchor

Artist:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, active 1958  Search this
Christo, born Gabrovo, Bulgaria 1935-died New York City 2020  Search this
Jeanne-Claude, born Casablanca, Morocco 1935-died New York City 2009  Search this
Photographer:
Wolfgang Volz, German, born Tuttlingen, Germany 1948  Search this
Medium:
black and white photograph
Dimensions:
28 x 39 in. (71.1 x 99.1 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
September 4, 1976
Topic:
Occupation\industry\construction  Search this
Travel\water\boat  Search this
Waterscape\sea\Pacific Ocean  Search this
Modern art movement\installation exterior\Running Fence  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1976, Christo
Object number:
RF.3.15
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edanmdm:saam_RF.3.15

Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76

Artist:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, active 1958  Search this
Christo, born Gabrovo, Bulgaria 1935-died New York City 2020  Search this
Jeanne-Claude, born Casablanca, Morocco 1935-died New York City 2009  Search this
Photographer:
Wolfgang Volz, German, born Tuttlingen, Germany 1948  Search this
Medium:
black and white photograph
Dimensions:
15 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. (40.0 x 59.1 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1976
Topic:
Occupation\industry\construction  Search this
Landscape\California  Search this
Waterscape\sea\Pacific Ocean  Search this
Modern art movement\installation exterior\Running Fence  Search this
Travel\air\helicopter  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1976, Christo
Object number:
RF.3.151
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78b670370-1195-4093-a165-396871ed79e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_RF.3.151

Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76, Cranking tight a lateral guy wire to anchor

Artist:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, active 1958  Search this
Christo, born Gabrovo, Bulgaria 1935-died New York City 2020  Search this
Jeanne-Claude, born Casablanca, Morocco 1935-died New York City 2009  Search this
Photographer:
Wolfgang Volz, German, born Tuttlingen, Germany 1948  Search this
Medium:
black and white photograph
Dimensions:
15 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. (40.0 x 59.1 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
April 29-August 20, 1976 (August 20-September 6, 1976 if in a coastal zone)
Topic:
Occupation\industry\construction  Search this
Landscape\California  Search this
Waterscape\sea\Pacific Ocean  Search this
Modern art movement\installation exterior\Running Fence  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1976, Christo
Object number:
RF.3.161
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75f56f3b3-5f4f-4220-ac0e-900dbdfc7c2e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_RF.3.161

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