Acquisitions

The Women’s Board has donated or provided funds for the purchase of over sixty works of art for the Museum’s permanent collection.

1952

Donald Bear, Tangerines, n.d. (20th c.). Oil on canvas. Gift in memory of Donald Bear.

1959

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Hendrick Goltzius, Holy Family, n.d. Pen and ink on parchment. Taddeo Zuccaro, Wedding at Cana (Last Supper), n.d. (1529-1566). Ink and wash, white on laid paper.

Crescenzio Onofri, Landscape with River,  n.d. Sepia ink and pen on
laid paper.

1960

1962

Haunted

Fruit

George Luks, The Haunted House, n.d. (ca.1925-1930).
Oil on canvas.

Jan van Huysum, Fruit and Flowers in a Classical Urn, 1723. Watercolor on paper.

1964

1965

Cambioso

SaintPaul

Luca Cambiaso, The Infant Jesus Taking His First Steps, n.d. (ca. 1570). Pen and ink, mounted on cardboard.

Leonello Spada, St. Paul and the Viper, n.d. (17th c.). Ink and wash on laid paper.

1966

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Angels

Pieter Bruegal, Man of War at Anchor, n.d. (16th c.). Engraving on paper.

Albrecht Durer, The Seven Angels Sounding Trumpets from the Apocalypse, 1498. Woodcut on paper.

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Heads of Ni-O (Buddhist Gate Guardians), Japanese, Muromachi period (1392-1573). Wood. Purchase in memory of Frances D. Funke.

Johann Heinrich Fuseli, Head of a Transtiberine, 1779. Pencil on paper.

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Jacques Callot, Les Miseres et les Malheurs de la Guerre (The Miseries and Disaster of War), 1633. A series of 18 etchings.

Jean Michel Moreau-le-Jeune, Portrait of a Man, n.d. (ca. 1770’s). Black chalk and blue, rose and grey washes.

Julius Schmidt, Column, 1965. Cast bronze (unique).

Hendrick Goltzius, Diana and Acteon, n.d. (ca. 1600). Pen and ink, wash on laid paper.

1967

HorseHead

ThreePoets

Horse Head, Japanese, late Kofun period (6th c.). Haniwa earthenware. Purchase in memory of Cornelia M. Petersen.

Yusa Busan, Three Elegant Haiku Poets, n.d. (1716-1783). Ink and light color on paper.

Matsuo Basho, Hibiscus in the Rain, Edo period (1615-1867). Ink and light color on paper, hanging scroll.

Heron under a Willow. Ink on silk. (Damaged, removed from collection.)

1968

William Nicholson, Sarah Bernhardt, n.d. Woodcut.

Friedrich Meckseper, Physical Etching, 1963. Color etching on paper.

1969

1980

Kuba

PontNeuf

Kuba Mask (Pwoom Itok), African, Bakuba Tribe, Congo, Kasai Region, n.d. Wood and polychrome with cloth and beads.

Christo, The Pont Neuf, Wrapped (Project for Paris), 1980. Pastel, charcoal, pencil on two sheets of paper. Gift in memory of Virginia Williams.

1981

Ken Price, The Plain of Smokes, 1981. Book of 20 serigraphs. Poem by Harvey Mudd, letterpress printed.

1982

Tony King, California Landscape, L-4, 1982. Oil and casein on canvas.

1986

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Percy Wyndham Lewis The Island, (1884-1957). Oil on canvas.

1992

Matt Mullican, Untitled, 1992. Acrylic and oil stick on canvas (red, 12′ x 24′, at right).

Matt Mullican, Untitled, 1992. Acrylic and oil stick on canvas (yellow, 12′ x 24′).

Matt Mullican, Untitled, 1992. Etched clear glass panel, lead frame.

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Matt Mullican, Untitled, 1992. Etched black granite slab (above).

1995

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Anne W. Brigman, The Breeze, ca. 1910. Gelatin silver print.

Anne W. Brigman, Stardust, ca. 1910. Gelatin silver print.

2001

Bhanavar

Tamis

Alexander Fisher, Bhanavar the Beautiful, ca. 1903-04. Hand-painted enamel on copper plaque with free-standing frame of hand-wrought bronze with gilt and patinated surface, blister. Purchase in honor of the 50th Anniversary
of the Women’s Board.

James Tissot, The Thames (La Tamise), 1876. 12 etchings and drypoints, different states. Purchase in honor of the Museum’s 60th Anniversary.

2006

Prince

Prince Shōtoku as a Child Praying to the Buddha, Japanese, Nambokucho period (14th c.). Wood with traces of polychrome, glass eyes.