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A selection of highlights from recent additions to the Bowdoin College Museum of Art's collections, 2015-2018.

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Unknown Artist

Side Chair

1660-1720
cherry, turned and painted
Gift of Donald E. Hare, '51 and Ann F. Hare
2017.42.7
 
Lewis, Edmonia

Unidentified Female Bust

1869
marble
Gift of Elizabeth C. Roak and Robert H. Roak
2017.62
 
Enneking, John Joseph

Hillside Landscape in Spring

ca.1885 - 1900
oil on canvas
Gift of John P. Bibber and Betty M. Bibber
2017.24
 
Yifei, Chen

Going Home (Suzhou)

1986
oil on canvas
Gift of Irving Isaacson in memory of Judith Magyar Isaacson
2018.9
 
Spero, Nancy

Carnival II

2000
handprinting and printed collage on paper
Gift of Alvin Hall, Class of 1974
2017.39
 
Leonardo, Shaun

Champ (Sonny Liston 2)

2015
charcoal on paper
Museum Purchase, Collectors’ Collaborative and the Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2017.31
 
Unknown Artist

Apulian Fish Plate

ca. 360 - 350 BCE
terracotta
Museum Purchase, Adela Wood Smith Trust
2018.1
 
Merian, Maria Sybilla

Plate 14: 'Soursop with Owlet Moth' from "Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium," Amsterdam

1705
hand-colored engraving on rag paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2018.6.1
 
Merian, Maria Sybilla

'lvi. Water Scorpion, Frogs & Water Beetle' from "Metamorphasibus Insectorum Surinamensium," The Hague: Gosse

1726
hand-colored engraving on rag paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2018.6.2
 
 
Merian, Maria Sybilla

Plate 1: 'Pineapple' from "Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium," Amsterdam

1705
hand-colored engraving on rag paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2018.6.4
 
Copley, John Singleton

Lady Temple (Elizabeth Bowdoin)

1767
pastel on paper laid down on canvas
Museum Purchase
2017.34
 
Lissitzky, El

Proun 2B

1921
lithograph on velin paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2018.18
 
Schneemann, Carolee

Parallel Axis

1973
gelatin silver prints collaged on museum board
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2018.4
 
Thomas, Mickalene

Tell Me What You're Thinking

2016
chromogenic print on paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2018.8
 
Withoos, Pieter

Studies of Butterflies, Moths, Flies, a Beetle and a Slowworm

ca.1675-1692
black chalk, pen and black ink, watercolor and bodycolor on paper
Museum Purchase with Funds Contributed by George and Elaine Keyes
2016.24
 
Rigaud, Hyacinthe

Portrait of Joseph Jean-Baptiste Fleuriau d’Armenonville (1661-1728) Conseiller d’Etat

ca. 1708
black and white chalk and black ink, grey wash, heightened with white on blue paper
Gift of George and Elaine Keyes, two Anonymous Donors and the Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2017.9
 
Bellows, George

Green Breaker

1913
oil on panel
Gift of Remak Ramsay
2016.47.1
 
Winters, Terry

Vessel

1985
oil on linen
Gift of Agnes Gund in honor of John Studzinski
2016.54
 
Gardner, Alexander

The First Inaugural of Abraham Lincoln

March 4, 1861
salt print on paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2016.30
 
Lakota (Teton Sioux), North or South Dakota

Sun Dance

ca. 1895
muslin, pigments
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund, Laura T. and John H. Halford, Jr. Art Acquisition Fund, Jane H. and Charles E. Parker, Jr. Art Acquisition Fund, Barbara Cooney Porter Fund and Greenacres Acquisition Fund
2017.16
 
Mendieta, Ana

Silueta Sangrienta (Bloody Silhouette)

1975
super-8mm film transferred to high-definition digital media, color, silent
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund in partnership with the New Media Arts Consortium, a collaboration of the art museums at Bowdoin College, Brandeis University, Colby College, Mount Holyoke College, and Skidmore College
2017.11
 
Neshat, Shirin

Ghada from "Our House is on Fire" series

2013
digital pigment print on paper
Gift of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
2016.2.2
 
Neshat, Shirin

Sayed from "Our House is on Fire" series

2013
digital pigment print on paper
Gift of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
2016.2.1
 
Unknown Artist (Egyptian)

Portrait of a Youth Wearing a Gilded Wreath

ca. 2nd century C.E.
wood (linden, tilia), wax-based paint (encaustic), gold leaf
Museum Purchase, Adela Wood Smith Trust
2015.38
 
Moreau le jeune, Jean-Michel

Les Carreleurs (The Tilers)

ca. 1763
pen and black ink, gray wash
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2016.14
 
Rauschenberg, Robert

CROPS SERIES - Peanuts

1973
solvent transfer multiple on paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2015.39.b
 
Rauschenberg, Robert

CROPS SERIES - Cactus

1973
solvent transfer multiple on paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2015.39.c
 
Rauschenberg, Robert

CROPS SERIES - Mangrove

1973
solvent transfer multiple on paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2015.39.a
 
Kentridge, William

Tango for Page Turning

2013
Single channel HD video; 2 minutes, 48 seconds
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund in partnership with the New Media Arts Consortium, a collaboration of the art museums at Bowdoin College, Brandeis University, Colby College, Middlebury College, Mount Holyoke College, and Skidmore College
2016.12
 
DuBois, R. Luke

32 Questions for DeRay Mckesson, created for the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

2016
generative digital media work on computer, with custom software
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2016.13
 
Weems, Carrie Mae

Untitled (Fruit Bowl)

2014
c-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
2018.10.333
 
Weems, Carrie Mae

Untitled (ASAP Chair)

2011
c-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
2018.10.331
 
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
 
Audubon, John James

American Snipe, Male 1. Female 2,3., Scolopax Wilson II, South Caratina Plantation near Charlston

n.d.
engraved, printed & coloured 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
 
Chin, Mel

Caged Corn

1992-2014
hybrid cadmium accumulated dwarf corn (harvest sample 1991), Redwood, galvanized steel
Archival Collection of Marion Boulton Stroud and Acadia Summer Arts Program, Mt. Desert Island, Maine. Gift from the Marion Boulton "Kippy" Stroud Foundation
2018.10.60.a-.b
 
Jaar, Alfredo

Angel

2007
c-print on mounted on plexiglas
Archival Collection of Marion Boulton Stroud and Acadia Summer Arts Program, Mt. Desert Island, Maine. Gift from the Marion Boulton "Kippy" Stroud Foundation
2018.10.158
 
Dana, Barry

Basket

2015
etched birchbark
Anonymous Gift
2017.46.1
 
Various Russian Artists

USSR in Construction (XXII/XXIII Year of the Great Socialist Revolution) Issue No. 6

1939
magazine on paper
Gift of Eric '85 and Svetlana Silverman P'19, 2017
2017.36.102
 
Bollinger, Matt

Apartment 6F

2017
HD video-1080 x 144px, 4:3 aspect ratio, stereo sound, 9:00
Museum Purchase, Art Collections Purchase Fund
2018.2
 
Elk Society Ledger (page 126)

Southern Cheyenne

ca. 1875
Graphite and colored pencil on lined paper
Presented by Donald Ellis, Vancouver, Canada
2017.30.1
 
Loendorf Ledger (page 27)

Lakota

ca. 1890
Graphite and colored pencil on lined paper
Presented by Donald Ellis, Vancouver, Canada
2017.30.2
 
Seven-Seven, Twins

Shapes in the Sky During Rainy Season

1974
mixed media on denim
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2017.44
 
Kricke, Norbert

Raumplastik

1958
Steel, mounted on stone plinth
Gift of Elizabeth Cabot Lyman in honor of Bogislav von Wentzel
2017.27
 
Pindell, Howardena

Video Drawings: Tennis

1975
chromogenic print on paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2018.7
 
Frazier, LaToya Ruby

Grandma and JC in Her Kitchen

2006
gelatin silver print on paper
Museum Purchase, Gridley W. Tarbell II Fund
2019.3
 
Yoshitoshi, Tsukioka

Japanese War in Kagoshima (Kagoshima boto syutuzinzu)

1879
oban tate-e triptych woodblock print on paper
Museum Purchase, Art Collections Purchase Fund
2017.28.a
 
Lewis, Norman

Untitled

1961
oil on paper
Gift of halley k harrisburg, Class of 1990, and Michael Rosenfeld
2017.8.9