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American and Western American

Though American and Western American art works are displayed in separate galleries in the Museum, they are combined for purposes of online searching to return the greatest number of objects. Western Art is a subset of American art defined by subject matter, so a single artist might produce a body of work that falls into both categories. The American collection features art dating from the late 18th century to the early 20th century. Western American Art dates from the early 19th century to the 21st century and focuses on images of the American West. Keep in mind that categories of art are fluid; use Advanced Search if you are looking for something specific.

Artist/MakerSorted AscendingTitleArtwork DateMediumObject Number
Peggy Bacon Aesthetic Pleasure1936drypoint1980.83
Ben Foster Along the Canyon Rim (A lo largo de la orilla del Cañon)c. 1916oil on canvas1995.49
Stow Wengenroth Along the Delawarenot datedlithograph1977.39
Miklos Suba American Landscape (Paisaje americano)1938oil on canvas1983.116
Todros Geller An Old Town in Illinois1940woodcut1964.65
Chuck Forsman Anatomy Lesson (Lección de anatomía)1999oil on Masonite1999.44
James Abbott McNeill Whistler Annie, seated1858etching on white wove paper2008.209
William Lamb Picknell Annisquam, Massachusetts1880-1890oil on canvas1990.14
Fritz Scholder Another Sioux Chief1979oil on canvas2009.329
Malvina Hoffman Apache1933bronze1980.240