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The works in this portfolio represent some of the highlights from the museum's collections that are currently on display in the galleries.

Showing 1 to 36 of 36 Records

Unknown Artist

Assyrian Relief: WInged Spirit of Apkallu from Kalhu (Nimrud), Iraq; Northwest Palace, Room S, panel 17

ca. 875–860 B.C.E.
gypsum (Mosul alabaster)
Gift of Dr. Henri Byron Haskell, Medical School Class of 1855. Critical support for the Assyrian Collection at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art is provided by the Yadgar Family Endowment.
1860.2
 
Copley, John Singleton

Portrait of Thomas Flucker

ca. 1770-1771
oil on canvas
Bequest of Mrs. Lucy Flucker Thatcher
1855.1
 
Unknown Artist

Assyrian Relief: Winged Spirit or Apkallu Anointing Ashurnasirpal II from Kalhu (Nimrud), Iraq

ca. 875–860 B.C.E.
gypsum (Mosul alabaster)
Gift of Dr. Henri Byron Haskell, Medical School Class of 1855. Critical support for the Assyrian Collection at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art is provided by the Yadgar Family Endowment.
1860.3
 
Searle, William

Joined Great Chair

1663-1667
oak
Gift of Ephraim Wilder Farley, Class of 1836
1872.1
 
Vedder, Elihu

Rome (The Art Idea)

1894
oil on canvas
Gift of the Misses Harriet Sarah and Mary Sophia Walker
1893.37
 
Cox, Kenyon

Venice

1894
oil on canvas
Gift of the Misses Harriet Sarah and Mary Sophia Walker
1893.38
 
Unknown Artist

Portrait Head of Emperor Antoninus Pius

ca. 138-150
marble
Gift of Edward Perry Warren, Esq., Honorary Degree, 1926
1906.1
 
Niobid Painter

Attic Red-Figure Hydria with the Abduction of Oreithyia by Boreas

ca. 460-450 BC
terracotta
Gift of Edward Perry Warren, Esq., Honorary Degree, 1926
1908.3
 
 
Stuart, Gilbert

Portrait of Mrs. Thomas C. Upham (née Phebe Lord)

ca. 1823
oil on canvas
Gift of Edward D. Jameson
1919.1
 
Carrucci, Jacopo da (called Pontormo)

Apollo and Daphne

1513
oil on canvas
Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation
1961.100.9
 
Castiglione, Giovanni Benedetto

Christ Cleansing the Temple

ca. 1650s
oil on canvas
Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation
1961.100.12
 
Moeyaert, Claes Cornelisz.

The Meeting of Jacob and Joseph in Egypt

1636
oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Florence C. Quinby Fund, in memory of Henry Cole Quinby, Honorary Degree, 1916
1970.41
 
Sappho Painter

Bail-Handle Olpe Depicting a Funeral Scene

ca. 500 BC-475 BC
terracotta
Museum Purchase, Adela Wood Smith Trust, in memory of Harry de Forest Smith, Class of 1891
1984.23
 
Beaux, Cecilia

Portrait of Anna Scott Fisher

ca. 1896-1898
oil on canvas
Given to Bowdoin College by George Harrison Hart and Josephine Frazier Hart and Family
2006.21
 
Calvaert, Denys

Annunciation

ca. 1595
oil on copper
Museum Purchase, Laura T. and John H. Halford, Jr. Art Acquisition Fund, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund and Jane H. and Charles E. Parker, Jr. Art Acquisition Fund
2010.36
 
Unknown Artist

Red Polished Ware Jar

Egypt, Predynastic Period (Naqada II-early Naqada III), ca. 3500-3100 BCE
clay (Nile, Silt)
Museum Purchase, Helen Johnson Chase Fund
2011.17
 
Vlieger, Simon de

A Coastal Scene Near Zandvoort

c. 1640
oil on panel
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2014.16
 
Lewis, Edmonia

Unidentified Female Bust

1869
marble
Gift of Elizabeth C. Roak and Robert H. Roak
2017.62
 
La Farge, John

Athens

1898
oil on canvas
Gift of the Misses Harriet Sarah and Mary Sophia Walker
1893.35
 
Thayer, Abbott Handerson

Florence

1894
oil on canvas
Gift of the Misses Harriet Sarah and Mary Sophia Walker
1893.36
 
Hartley, Marsden

After the Storm, Vinalhaven

1938-1939
oil on Academy board
Gift of Mrs. Charles Phillip Kuntz
1950.8
 
DeCarava, Roy Rudolph

Child in Window, Clothesline, New York

1950
gelatin silver print
Gift of Samuella Shain
1992.40
 
Yifei, Chen

Going Home (Suzhou)

1986
oil on canvas
Gift of Irving Isaacson in memory of Judith Magyar Isaacson
2018.9
 
Heade, Martin Johnson

Newburyport Marshes: Passing Storm

ca. 1865-1870
oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, with the aid of the Sylvia E. Ross Fund
1964.45
 
Homer, Winslow

The Fountains at Night, World's Columbian Exposition

1893
oil on canvas
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Bequest of Mrs. Charles Savage Homer, Jr.
1938.2
 
Magritte, René

Le Banquet

1957
oil on canvas
Bequest of William H. Alexander, in memory of his friend, Howard Hoyt Shiras, M.D.
2003.11.49
 
Du Bois, Guy Pène

The Life Soldier

1922
oil on panel
Gift of Walter K. Gutman, Class of 1924
1966.37
 
Picasso, Pablo

Tête d'Homme

1912
etching on paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
1996.83
 
Catlett, Elizabeth

There is a Woman in Every Color

1975
color linoleum cut, screenprint, and woodcut on Arches paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2015.61
 
Weems, Carrie Mae

American Icons: Untitled (Salt and Pepper Shakers)

1988-89
silver gelatin print on paper
Archival Collection of Marion Boulton Stroud and Acadia Summer Arts Program, Mt. Desert Island, Maine. Gift from the Marion Boulton "Kippy" Stroud Foundation
2018.10.329
 
Holzer, Jenny

Inflammatory Essays

1979-1982
offset lithograph on paper
Gift of David P. Becker, Class of 1970
1994.10.247.-.258
 
Ligon, Glenn

Runaways

1993
lithographs on paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2003.21.1.-.10
 
Wegman, William

Blue Yellow

1991
color polaroid on paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2011.13.a-.b
 
Driskell, David C.

Shaker Chair and Quilt

1988
encaustic and collage on paper
Museum Purchase, George Otis Hamlin Fund (Source, John Whitney Payson c/o Hobe Sound Galleries North)
1990.2
 
Xiuwen, Cui

Angel No. 2

2004
photograph on paper
Gift, Joe Baio Collection of Photography
2017.61.9