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Artworks from the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum, United States
Portrait of Adelia Ellender, Joshua Johnson

Portrait of Adelia Ellender

Joshua Johnson, 1803-1805
Mrs. Barbara Baker Murphy, Joshua Johnson

Mrs. Barbara Baker Murphy

Joshua Johnson, 1810
Sea Captain John Murphy, Joshua Johnson

Sea Captain John Murphy

Joshua Johnson, 1810
Dorchester 1856, Edward Mitchell Bannister

Dorchester 1856

Edward Mitchell Bannister, 1856
Landscape with Rainbow, Robert S. Duncanson

Landscape with Rainbow

Robert S. Duncanson, 1859
Aurora Borealis, Frederic Edwin Church

Aurora Borealis

Frederic Edwin Church, 1865
Tree Landscape, Edward Mitchell Bannister

Tree Landscape

Edward Mitchell Bannister, 1877
People Near Boat, Edward Mitchell Bannister

People Near Boat

Edward Mitchell Bannister, 1893
And He Disappeared out of Their Sight, Henry Ossawa Tanner

And He Disappeared out of Their Sight

Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1898
Man with the Cat — Portrait of Henry Sturgis Drinker, Cecilia Beaux

Man with the Cat — Portrait of Henry Sturgis Drinker

Cecilia Beaux, 1898
Study for the Annunciation, Henry Ossawa Tanner

Study for the Annunciation

Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1898
Salome, Henry Ossawa Tanner


Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1900
The Caress, Mary Cassatt

The Caress

Mary Cassatt, 1902
Abraham's Oak, Henry Ossawa Tanner

Abraham's Oak

Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1905
Angels Appearing before the Shepherds, Henry Ossawa Tanner

Angels Appearing before the Shepherds

Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1910
Negro Woman at a Fountain, Anne Goldthwaite

Negro Woman at a Fountain

Anne Goldthwaite, c. 1910
New Year's Night — Cafe Versaille, Anne Goldthwaite

New Year's Night — Cafe Versaille

Anne Goldthwaite, c. 1910
The Red Jacket, Romaine Brooks

The Red Jacket

Romaine Brooks, 1910
White Azaleas, Romaine Brooks

White Azaleas

Romaine Brooks, 1910
The Path, Romaine Brooks

The Path

Romaine Brooks, 1911
Portrait of a Young Man, Anne Goldthwaite

Portrait of a Young Man

Anne Goldthwaite, 1913
Self-Portrait, Anne Goldthwaite


Anne Goldthwaite, 1913
La France Croisee, Romaine Brooks

La France Croisee

Romaine Brooks, 1914
Mary, Henry Ossawa Tanner


Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1914
Ida Rubinstein, Romaine Brooks

Ida Rubinstein

Romaine Brooks, 1917
Avenue of the Allies (5th Avenue), Anne Goldthwaite

Avenue of the Allies (5th Avenue)

Anne Goldthwaite, 1918
Cardinal Mercier, Cecilia Beaux

Cardinal Mercier

Cecilia Beaux, 1919
Admiral Sir David Beatty, Lord Beatty, Cecilia Beaux

Admiral Sir David Beatty, Lord Beatty

Cecilia Beaux, 1920
Chasseress, Romaine Brooks


Romaine Brooks, 1920
Renata Borgatti, Au Piano, Romaine Brooks

Renata Borgatti, Au Piano

Romaine Brooks, 1920
Moses in the Bullrushes, Henry Ossawa Tanner

Moses in the Bullrushes

Henry Ossawa Tanner, 1921
Self-Portrait, 1923, Romaine Brooks

Self-Portrait, 1923

Romaine Brooks, 1923
La Baronne Emile D'Erlanger, Romaine Brooks

La Baronne Emile D'Erlanger

Romaine Brooks, 1924
Peter (A Young English Girl), Romaine Brooks

Peter (A Young English Girl)

Romaine Brooks, 1923-1924
Una Troubridge, Romaine Brooks

Una Troubridge

Romaine Brooks, 1924
Untitled, Stanley William Hayter


Stanley William Hayter, 1924-1924
Gamin, Augusta Savage


Augusta Savage, 1929
The Janitor Who Paints, Palmer Hayden

The Janitor Who Paints

Palmer Hayden, c. 1930
Brother Brown, Loïs Mailou Jones

Brother Brown

Loïs Mailou Jones, 1931
Untitled, Ad Reinhardt


Ad Reinhardt, 1937
Les Fétiches, Loïs Mailou Jones

Les Fétiches

Loïs Mailou Jones, 1938
Young Boy, Charles Alston

Young Boy

Charles Alston, 1938
Seated Man in Yellow Overalls, Loïs Mailou Jones

Seated Man in Yellow Overalls

Loïs Mailou Jones, 1939
Untitled (Yellow and Blue House with Figures and Dog), Bill Traylor

Untitled (Yellow and Blue House with Figures and Dog)

Bill Traylor, 1939
Composition, Ad Reinhardt


Ad Reinhardt, 1940
I Baptize Thee, William H. Johnson

I Baptize Thee

William H. Johnson, 1940
Red Man, Bill Traylor

Red Man

Bill Traylor, c. 1940
Untitled, Ad Reinhardt


Ad Reinhardt, 1940
Untitled (Radio), Bill Traylor

Untitled (Radio)

Bill Traylor, c. 1940-1942
Untitled (Red Goat with Snake), Bill Traylor

Untitled (Red Goat with Snake)

Bill Traylor, 1939-1942
Featured Collections
Musee d'Orsay, Paris

Musee d'Orsay

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

The last Mondrian in a modernist palace

National Gallery, London, London

National Gallery, London

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