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George Inness - The Home of the Heron - Google Art Project (28217152)

George Inness - The Home of the Heron - Google Art Project (28217152)

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Winslow Homer - Eastern Point Light - Google Art Project
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - The Jockey - Google Art Project (28212228)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - The Jockey - Google Art Project (28212228)

Google Cultural Institute Picryl description: Public domain artwork of horse, equestrian horse riding, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

View from Inspiration Point

View from Inspiration Point

Carleton Watkins, American, 1829–1916 View from Inspiration Point, 1879 Albumen print image: 39.5 x 54.2 cm. (15 9/16 x 21 5/16 in.) mount (album): 50.2 x 65.2 cm. (19 3/4 x 25 11/16 in.) Museum purchase, Fowl... More

Seventy-Years-Ago-(1877)-Eakins

Seventy-Years-Ago-(1877)-Eakins

Picryl description: Public domain photo of portrait art painting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. Thomas Eakins (July 25, 1844 – June 25, 1916) - American realist painter, photographer, and sculp... More

Water-Lilies-and-Japanese-Bridge-(1897-1899)-Monet

Water-Lilies-and-Japanese-Bridge-(1897-1899)-Monet

Catalogue Entry: Water Lilies and Japanese Bridge represents two of Monet’s greatest achievements: his gardens at Giverny and the paintings they inspired. Monet moved to Giverny in 1883 and immediately began t... More

Dancers-(1900)-Degas - Drawing. Public domain image.
Thomas Eakins - Portrait of Charles Percival Buck

Thomas Eakins - Portrait of Charles Percival Buck

y1991-3 Thomas Eakins (July 25, 1844 – June 25, 1916) - American realist painter, photographer, and sculptor, born in Philadelphia, a pioneer in the field of photography. He was one of the first artists to use... More

1872, Cropsey, Jasper Francis, Brimstone and Sugar Loaf Mountains from Warwick

1872, Cropsey, Jasper Francis, Brimstone and Sugar Loaf Mountains from...

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1877, Harvey, Sarah E., Winsted, Connecticut

1877, Harvey, Sarah E., Winsted, Connecticut

Sarah E. Harvey, American, 1834–1924 Winsted, Connecticut, ca. 1877 Oil on canvas 45.5 x 71.1 cm (17 15/16 x 28 in.) frame: 55.9 × 81.9 cm (22 × 32 1/4 in.) Gift of Edward Duff Balken, Class of 1897 y1958-100 ... More

1880, Johnson, Eastman, Study for A Glass with the Squire

1880, Johnson, Eastman, Study for A Glass with the Squire

Eastman Johnson, American, 1824–1906 Study for A Glass with the Squire, ca. 1880 Oil on paper board 64.5 x 53 cm. (25 3/8 x 20 7/8 in.) frame: 88.9 × 76.6 × 7.8 cm (35 × 30 3/16 × 3 1/16 in.) Gift of Stuart P.... More

1887, Renoir, Nu Dans un Paysage

1887, Renoir, Nu Dans un Paysage

Pierre Auguste Renoir, French, 1841–1919 Nude in a Landscape, ca. 1887 Oil on canvas 21 x 31.7 cm. (8 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.) frame: 41 x 51 x 5 cm The Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation, on long-term loan to the Pr... More

1887, Renoir, River Landscape

1887, Renoir, River Landscape

Pierre Auguste Renoir, French, 1841–1919 River Landscape Oil on canvas 16 x 24.2 cm. (6 5/16 x 9 1/2 in.) frame: 32.5 × 40 × 6.4 cm (12 13/16 × 15 3/4 × 2 1/2 in.) Gift of J. Lionberger Davis, Class of 1900 y1968-1

1894, Keith, Dora Wheeler, Laurence Hutton

1894, Keith, Dora Wheeler, Laurence Hutton

Dora Wheeler Keith, American, 1857 - 1940 Laurence Hutton (1843-1904), 1894 Pastel on wove paper canvas: 63.8 x 51.1 x 2.5 cm. (25 1/8 x 20 1/8 x 1 in.) Princeton University, bequest of Laurence Hutton PP101

1900, Cézanne, Pine Tree in Front of the Caves above Château Noir

1900, Cézanne, Pine Tree in Front of the Caves above Château Noir

Paul Cézanne, French, 1839–1906 Pine Tree in Front of the Caves above Château Noir, ca. 1900 Watercolor and graphite on cream wove paper 46.5 x 35.5 cm. (18 5/16 x 14 in.) Anonymous gift x1941-166

1900, Redon, Odilon, Vase of Flowers

1900, Redon, Odilon, Vase of Flowers

Odilon Redon, French, 1840–1916 Vase of Flowers, ca. 1900-10 Pastel on board 46.2 x 38.7 cm. (18 3/16 x 15 1/4 in.) frame: 66.6 × 56.3 × 4 cm (26 1/4 × 22 3/16 × 1 9/16 in.) Gift of Edward R. Schaible, Class o... More

1922, Soutine, Steeple of Saint-Pierre at Céret

1922, Soutine, Steeple of Saint-Pierre at Céret

Chaïm Soutine, Russian, active in France, 1893–1943 Steeple of Saint-Pierre at Céret, ca. 1922 Oil on canvas 81.3 x 64.8 cm. (32 x 25 1/2 in.) frame: 107.3 x 92.1 cm (42 1/4 x 36 1/4 in.) The Henry and Rose Pe... More

Cézanne, Paul, Baigneurs (signed), 1890-1900

Cézanne, Paul, Baigneurs (signed), 1890-1900

Paul Cézanne, French, 1839–1906 Baigneurs, 1890–1900 Lithograph on chine colle image (sight): 22.9 x 27.4 cm The Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation, on long-term loan to the Princeton University Art Museum L.1988.62.58

Cézanne, Paul, Portrait de Cézanne, 1898-1900

Cézanne, Paul, Portrait de Cézanne, 1898-1900

Paul Cézanne, French, 1839–1906 Portrait de Cézanne, 1898–1900 Lithograph 56.6 x 42.3 cm. The Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation, on long-term loan to the Princeton University Art Museum L.1988.62.56

Hassam, Childe, Newfields, New Hampshire, 1917

Hassam, Childe, Newfields, New Hampshire, 1917

Childe Hassam, American, 1859–1935 Newfields, New Hampshire, 1917 Watercolor over graphite on cream wove paper 25.2 x 35.2 cm. (9 15/16 x 13 7/8 in.) Gift of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Lett... More

Hassam, Childe, View in Montmartre, Paris, 1889

Hassam, Childe, View in Montmartre, Paris, 1889

Childe Hassam, American, 1859–1935 View in Montmartre, Paris, 1889 Watercolor and gouache over graphite on cream wove paper 35.3 x 25.3 cm. (13 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.) Gift of Stuart Riddle Stevenson, Class of 1918... More

Lami, Eugène Louis, Entry to a Drawing Room at Marlborough House, 1871

Lami, Eugène Louis, Entry to a Drawing Room at Marlborough House, 1871

Eugène Louis Lami, French, 1800–1890 Entry to a Drawing Room at Marlborough House, 1871 Watercolor and gouache over graphite on white wove paper 18.7 x 31.2 cm (7 3/8 x 12 5/16 in.) Museum purchase, John Macle... More

Moore, Charles Herbert, Mount Washington, 1872

Moore, Charles Herbert, Mount Washington, 1872

Charles Herbert Moore, American, 1840–1930 Mount Washington, 1872 Watercolor and touches of graphite on cream wove paper 16 x 23 cm (6 5/16 x 9 1/16 in.) Gift of Miss Elizabeth Huntington Moore, the artist's d... More

View of a rough sea near a cliff

View of a rough sea near a cliff

Gustave Courbet, French, 1819–1877 View of a rough sea near a cliff, after 1873 Oil on canvas 61 x 81 cm. (24 x 31 7/8 in.) 89.5 × 109.9 × 9.5 cm (35 1/4 × 43 1/4 × 3 3/4 in.) Museum Purchase, Fowler McCormick... More

Hauling the Seine - Public domain  drawing

Hauling the Seine - Public domain drawing

Thomas Eakins, American, 1844–1916 Hauling the Seine, 1882 Oil on canvas 31.5 x 46.8 cm. (12 3/8 x 18 7/16 in.) frame: 59.8 × 75.5 × 14 cm (23 9/16 × 29 3/4 × 5 1/2 in.) Gift of the Forbes Collection: Steve For... More

1885, Sisley, Saint Mammès

1885, Sisley, Saint Mammès

This is one of a series of closely related paintings Sisley made in 1885 to record different views around Saint-Mammès, the port town where the Loing Canal, connecting the Seine and Saône Rivers, flows into th... More

Henry G. Marquand - Public domain portrait painting

Henry G. Marquand - Public domain portrait painting

John White Alexander, American, 1856–1915 Henry G. Marquand, 1896 Oil on canvas 198 x 107 cm. (77 15/16 x 42 1/8 in.) frame: 214.3 × 123.3 × 9 cm (84 3/8 × 48 9/16 × 3 9/16 in.) Princeton University, presented... More

A Singer - Portrait of Mrs. W.H. Bowden

A Singer - Portrait of Mrs. W.H. Bowden

"A Singer: Portrait of Mrs. W.H. Bowden" Thomas Eakins (July 25, 1844 – June 25, 1916) - American realist painter, photographer, and sculptor, born in Philadelphia, a pioneer in the field of photography. He wa... More

1919, Thayer, Abbott Handerson, Monadnock, Winter Sunrise

1919, Thayer, Abbott Handerson, Monadnock, Winter Sunrise

Abbott Handerson Thayer, American, 1849–1921 Monadnock, Winter Sunrise, 1919 Oil on canvas 133 x 158 cm. (52 3/8 x 62 3/16 in.) frame: 168 × 191.5 × 10.5 cm (66 1/8 × 75 3/8 × 4 1/8 in.) Gift of Frank Jewett M... More

1920, Soutine, Chemin de la Fontaine des Tins at Céret

1920, Soutine, Chemin de la Fontaine des Tins at Céret

Chaïm Soutine, Russian, active in France, 1893–1943 Chemin de la Fontaine des Tins at Céret, ca. 1920 Oil on canvas 81.3 x 78.7 cm. (32 x 31 in.) frame: 105.3 x 103.6 x 4.7 cm (41 7/16 x 40 13/16 in.) The Henr... More

George Bellows - California Headlands (1917)

George Bellows - California Headlands (1917)

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1875, Bierstadt, Albert, Mount Adams, Washington

1875, Bierstadt, Albert, Mount Adams, Washington

Catalogue Entry: Like Frederic Church, Albert Bierstadt enjoyed great success in the years surrounding the Civil War, producing finely detailed vistas of nature’s splendor in majestic canvases that were simila... More

Bonheur, Rosa, Study of a Dog, possibly 1860s

Bonheur, Rosa, Study of a Dog, possibly 1860s

Bonheur was renowned for her animal paintings. She may have seen the long-eared terrier that is the subject of this oil study in the Fontainebleau forest, near her home in Thomery, or it may have been one of t... More

Boudin, Eugène, Venice-Seascape at the Giudecca, 1895

Boudin, Eugène, Venice-Seascape at the Giudecca, 1895

Boudin is most famous for his scenes of fashionable Normandy seaside resorts, painted in the 1860s, but he also travelled abroad. Venice offered his favorite motifs--sea and sky. A large sailing ship and small... More

Gauguin, Paul, Figures in an Interior, ca. 1890

Gauguin, Paul, Figures in an Interior, ca. 1890

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La Farge, John, Study of Afterglow from Nature (Tahiti, Entrance to Tautira Valley), 1891

La Farge, John, Study of Afterglow from Nature (Tahiti, Entrance to Ta...

John La Farge, American, 1835–1910 Study of Afterglow from Nature (Tahiti: Entrance to Tautira Valley), 1891 Watercolor and gouache with graphite and black colored pencil on cream wove paper 21.2 x 33.2 cm. (8... More

Redon, Odilon, Apparition, 1905-10

Redon, Odilon, Apparition, 1905-10

Catalogue Entry: Late in his career, Redon abandoned charcoal ­drawing and lithography to embrace color, working in pastels and oil paints. With this shift came a change of mood; the brooding melancholy and ni... More

Hopper, Edward, Trawler and Telegraph Pole, 1926

Hopper, Edward, Trawler and Telegraph Pole, 1926

Trawler and Telegraph Pole, 1926 Watercolor and gouache over graphite on buff wove paper 35.3 x 50.5 cm. (13 7/8 x 19 7/8 in.) frame: 62.2 x 77.5 cm. (24 1/2 x 30 1/2 in.) Laura P. Hall Memorial Collection x19... More

Hopper, Edward, Lime Rock Railroad, 1926

Hopper, Edward, Lime Rock Railroad, 1926

Lime Rock Railroad, 1926 Watercolor and gouache over graphite on cream wove paper 35.5 x 50.7 cm. (14 x 19 15/16 in.) frame: 62.2 x 77.5 cm. (24 1/2 x 30 1/2 in.) Laura P. Hall Memorial Collection x1946-266 ... More

1907, Prendergast, Sea and Boats

1907, Prendergast, Sea and Boats

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1917, Prendergast, Maurice, New England Shore

1917, Prendergast, Maurice, New England Shore

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Young Woman in a Black and Green Bonnet, Looking Down

Young Woman in a Black and Green Bonnet, Looking Down

One of America’s leading expatriate artists, Mary Cassatt settled in Paris in 1874, where she was greatly influenced by the pastels of her friend and mentor Edgar Degas. Pastel was described as Mary Cassatt’s ... More

Golgotha by Repin - A painting of a man on a cross with a dog

Golgotha by Repin - A painting of a man on a cross with a dog

Executed with apparent disregard for technical finesse, Repin’s Golgotha offers a starkly uncon­ventional interpretation of familiar subject matter. It is a Crucifixion without Christ, whose body has already b... More

Bellows, George Wesley, The Murder of Edith Cavell, 1918

Bellows, George Wesley, The Murder of Edith Cavell, 1918

George Wesley Bellows, American, 1882–1925 The Murder of Edith Cavell, 1918 Black chalk and black crayon over charcoal on cream wove paper 53.5 x 68.5 cm. (21 1/16 x 26 15/16 in.) frame: 73 × 87 × 2.5 cm (28 3... More

1880, Sisley, On the Hills of Moret in the Spring - Morning
1886, Degas, The Morning Bath

1886, Degas, The Morning Bath

Degas was drawn to the pastel medium because it provided both rich color and spontaneous line in the same drawn stroke. Here, the viewer’s unobserved glimpse of a nude bather awash in the soft morning light su... More

1889, Sisley, River View
1890, Degas, After the Bath, Woman Drying Herself

1890, Degas, After the Bath, Woman Drying Herself

To achieve a dry, pastel look, some of the oil was leached out of the paint before it was applied. The pattern for the background wallpaper was made by first brushing on a faint wash of red paint for the backg... More

1916, Modigliani, Jean Cocteau - Public domain portrait drawing

1916, Modigliani, Jean Cocteau - Public domain portrait drawing

Modigliani moved from his native Italy to Paris in 1906 and soon became part of the city's vibrant artistic and literary culture. His portraits often portray friends from this bohemian world, such as the poet,... More

William Merritt Chase - Shinnecock, Long Island (c.1896)

William Merritt Chase - Shinnecock, Long Island (c.1896)

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Clairin, Georges, Le Carnage, 1890

Clairin, Georges, Le Carnage, 1890

Public domain photograph related to music, performing arts, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Manet, Édouard, Young Woman in a Round Hat

Manet, Édouard, Young Woman in a Round Hat

Widely hailed as a pivotal figure in modern art, Édouard Manet (1832–1883) presented a new vision of modern Parisian life in his paintings, paving the way for many of the developments of Impressionism. Manet’s... More

1879, Cézanne, Standing Bather Seen from Behind

1879, Cézanne, Standing Bather Seen from Behind

Cézanne created more than two hundred paintings, drawings, lithographs, and watercolors of bathing fi gures. Scholars continue to debate whether this seemingly obsessive repetition indicates the artist's inten... More

1880, Cézanne, Portrait of Paul, the Artist's Son

1880, Cézanne, Portrait of Paul, the Artist's Son

Paul was born to the artist and his future wife, Marie-Hortense Fiquet, in 1872. Around 1880, Cézanne rapidly executed several portraits of his son. This one seems especially spontaneous. Although the young bo... More

1882, Toulouse-Lautrec, The Marble Polisher

1882, Toulouse-Lautrec, The Marble Polisher

Gallery Label: Toulouse-Lautrec probably painted this work while studying in the Parisian atelier of the popular painter Fernand Cormon. Among his fellow pupils were Émile Bernard and Vincent van Gogh. With it... More

1885, Cézanne, Provencal Manor

1885, Cézanne, Provencal Manor

The composition was executed wet-on-wet, with thin fluid oil paint, handled much like a watercolor. -Conservator's note from the Henry and Rose Pearlman Collection

The Bathers, 1898 - A drawing of a group of naked men

The Bathers, 1898 - A drawing of a group of naked men

Paul Cézanne, French, 1839–1906 The Bathers, 1898 Color lithograph plate: 41.5 x 51.8 cm. (16 5/16 x 20 3/8 in.) sheet: 47 x 65.7 cm. (18 1/2 x 25 7/8 in.) Gift of Frank Jewett Mather Jr. x1940-46

1900, Cézanne, Cistern in the Park of Chateau Noir

1900, Cézanne, Cistern in the Park of Chateau Noir

Between 1899 and 1902, Cézanne worked at the Château Noir estate outside Aix-en-Provence. The neo-Gothic buildings of this peculiar country manor were unfinished, giving it the appearance of a ruin. The origin... More

1900, Cézanne, Route to Le Tholonet

1900, Cézanne, Route to Le Tholonet

The paintings by Cézanne in this gallery-and many other works in the Museum-are from the collection of the late Henry and Rose Pearlman, passionate collectors of works by modern artists from Manet to Modiglian... More

1904, Cézanne, Mont Sainte-Victoire

1904, Cézanne, Mont Sainte-Victoire

Cézanne first painted Mont Sainte-Victoire in 1870, beginning his decades-long fascination with the subject that ultimately yielded more than thirty paintings and watercolors of it. The peak played an importan... More

1915, Modigliani, Mateo - Public domain portrait drawing

1915, Modigliani, Mateo - Public domain portrait drawing

Modigliani was a prolific draftsman of figures and faces who often used his friends and colleagues as models. In this characteristically reductive study he exploits the tension between text and image, spelling... More

Gauguin, Paul, The Universe is Created (L'Univers est créé), from the Noa Noa suite, 1893–94

Gauguin, Paul, The Universe is Created (L'Univers est créé), from the ...

Paul Gauguin, French, 1848–1903 The Universe is Created (L'Univers est créé), from the Noa Noa suite, 1893–94 Woodcut printed in black on thin rose-colored wove paper sheet trimmed to block: 20.7 x 35.5 cm. (8... More

1870s, Haseltine, William Stanley, Isle of Capri, The Faraglioni

1870s, Haseltine, William Stanley, Isle of Capri, The Faraglioni

William Stanley Haseltine, American, 1835–1900 Isle of Capri: The Faraglioni, 1870s Oil on canvas 83 x 142 cm. (32 11/16 x 55 7/8 in.) frame: 97.8 x 158.8 x 5.1 cm. (38 1/2 x 62 1/2 x 2 in.) Princeton Universi... More

1882, Sarony, Napoleon, (Stephen) Grover Cleveland

1882, Sarony, Napoleon, (Stephen) Grover Cleveland

Napoleon Sarony, American, born Canada, 1821–1896 [Stephen] Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), 1882 Pastel on photographic enlargement 72.2 x 61 cm (28 7/16 x 24 in.) frame: 82.6 × 71.1 cm (32 1/2 × 28 in.) Princet... More

Universalist Church (Edward Hopper, 1926)

Universalist Church (Edward Hopper, 1926)

New York realist artist Edward Hopper first traveled to Gloucester, Massachusetts, in 1912 on a painting excursion. He returned in 1923 and, just as Winslow Homer had fifty years before, began working in water... More