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  • Portrait Head (Robert Dingley (1708-1781))

    Portrait Head (Robert Dingley (1708-1781))

    Object ID: 95.042 Creator: William Hoare Title: Portrait Head (Robert Dingley (1708-1781)) Date: 1760 Culture: British Dimensions: 9.00 x 7.25" Materials: chalk, graphite, paper Credit: Gift of Alexander B.V. Johnson Provenance: 1889, property of Florence Ashton; 1985, private collection; date unknown, acquired by Leger Galleries (London, England); date unknown, acquired by Alexander B.V. Johnson; 1995, […]
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  • The Motherless by Elihu Vedder

    The Motherless by Elihu Vedder

    Object ID: 2002.100 Creator: Elihu Vedder Title: The Motherless Date: 1864 Culture: American Dimensions: 5.5 x 9.5" Materials: Oil on panel Credit: Gift of Mrs. Thomas O. (Mary Rich) Richardson. Provenance: 1864/1865, purchased from artist by a Mr. Cousins (NY); date unknown, acquired by Mrs. Thomas O. (Mary Rich) Richardson; 1922, donated to Wheaton College
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  • The Harlem River (Rivershacks)

    The Harlem River (Rivershacks)

    Object ID: 80.001 Creator: Ernest Lawson Title: The Harlem River (Rivershacks) Date: 1908 Culture: American Dimensions: 21 x 24.5" Materials: Oil on canvas Credit: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Harry L. Kozol (Ruth Massel, Class of 1925) Provenance: pre-1984, collection of Dr. and Mrs. Harry L. Kozol; 1984, donated to Wheaton Collge
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  • Sonya Redway Reading

    Sonya Redway Reading

    Object ID: 2011.016 Creator: Dorothy Mary Hepworth/Patricia Preece Title: Sonya Redway Reading Date: 1940-1949 Culture: British Dimensions: 49 x 33" Materials: Watercolor on paper Credit: Gift of Marjorie Gelb Jones, Class of 1962 Provenance: c. 1940-1984, Collection of Dorothy Mary Hepworth; 1978-1984, Property of Hepworth estate; 1984, purchased from Christie's (London, England) by Martin S. […]
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  • Elements II

    Elements II

    Object ID: 2005.017 Creator: Nancy Hemenway [American, 1920-2008] Title: Elements II Date: 1967-1981 Culture: American Materials: fiber, thread, wool Credit: Gift of Nancy Hemenway, Class of 1941 Provenance: 1967-1981, collection of the artist. Conservation: Conserved by Museum Textile Services through the Ann H. Murray Art Conservation Fund thanks to donations from the Wheaton College Friends of Art. Born in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, Nancy Hemenway Witten received a full music […]
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  • Sultry Night by Grant Wood

    Sultry Night by Grant Wood

    Object ID: 2013.006 Creator: Grant Wood [American, 1891-1942] Title: Sultry Night Date: 1937 Culture: American Materials: Ink on paper Credit: Purchased with the Newell Bequest Fund Provenance: 1937-1942, Collection of Thomas N. Barrows (President of Lawrence University, Appleton, WI); 1942-2012, Grinnell College, Iowa; December 2012, Childs Gallery.
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  • Wedding Panel

    Wedding Panel

    Object ID: 2002.100 Creator: Unknown Title: Wedding Panel Date: 1599 Culture: Swiss Dimensions: 13.1 x 8.3" Materials: Glass, paint, lead Credit: Gift of Trustee Emeritus Edgar Eisner and Lucky Dallo Eisner, Class of 1953. Provenance: March 1991, purchased by the Eisners in Switzerland.
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  • Portrait of Herbert Haseltine

    Portrait of Herbert Haseltine

    Object ID: 90.026 Creator: Unidentified photographer (after John Singer Sargent) Title: Portrait of Herbert Haseltine Date: 1920-1943 Culture: American Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.5" Materials: Photograph (ink on paper) Credit: Gift of Monawee Allen Richards, Class of 1934 Provenance: 1943, gift of the artist to Mrs. Helen Sampson Gillette; 1943-1975, collection of Mrs. Gillette; 1975, inherited by Monawee Allen Richards; 1990, donated to Wheaton […]
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  • La Dame réformée

    La Dame réformée

    Object ID: 74.012 Creator: Abraham Bosse Title: La Dame réformée (The Reformed Lady) Date: 1629 Culture: French Period: 17th C. Dimensions: 11.73 x 8.23" Materials: Etching (ink on paper) Credit: Purchased by Wheaton College through the Shippee Memorial Fund Provenance: circa 1650, Collection of Maximilian Willibald Waldburg-Wolfegg (Bavaria, Germany); circa 1903, Princes of Liechtenstein (Vaduz, Liechtenstein and Vienna, […]
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  • Pasture with Cows

    Pasture with Cows

    Object ID: 75.051 Creator: Thomas Hewes Hinckley Title: Pasture with Cows Date: 1859 Culture: American Period: Realist Dimensions: 32 x 52" Materials: Oil on canvas Credit: Gift of Mrs. Thomas O. (Mary Rich) Richardson Provenance: 1859, commissioned from the artist by Richard Baker, Jr. (Boston, MA and Newport, RI); 1875, inherited by his wife, Mrs. Richard […]
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  • Robe a l'Anglaise of the Duchess of Choiseul

    Robe a l'Anglaise of the Duchess of Choiseul

    Object ID: 34.085a/b Creator: Unidentified dressmaker Title: Robe a l'Anglaise of the Duchess of Choiseul Date: ca. 1780 Culture: French Period: 18th C. Dimensions: Width of of robe at bottom: 70.47", length of collar to hem: 53.35", length of left arm: 22.8", length of right arm: 23.6", length of left trumpet sleeve: 11.42", length of right […]
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  • Arab Foal (Filly)

    Arab Foal (Filly)

    Object ID: 94.018 Creator: Herbert Hasseltine Title: Arab Foal (Filly) Date: 1961 Culture: American Period: 20th C. Dimensions: 16.625 x 10.625" Materials: bronze, marble Credit: Bequest of Monawee Allen Richards, Class of 1934 Provenance: 1961, acquired by Mrs. Helen Sampson Gillette; 1975, inherited by Monawee Allen Richards (1912-1994); 1994, donated to Wheaton College Provenance research conducted by […]
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  • Tiger

    Tiger

    Object ID: 94.053 Creator: Unidentified Title: Tiger Date: 1300-1800 CE Culture: Chinese Period: Ming Dimensions: 10.5 x 9.25" Materials: stone Credit: Gift of Dr. Harry Kozol and Ruth Massell Kozol, Class of 1925, and their daughter, Barbara Kozol Schwab, Class of 1954 Provenance: circa 1937-1953, collection of Eugene O'Neill and Carlotta Monterey; prior to 1953, […]
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  • Société Français de Secours aux Blessés Militaires (361193)

    Société Français de Secours aux Blessés Militaires

    Lucien Jonas, Société Français de Secours aux Blessés Militaires, ca. 1914-1918, color lithograph on paper, Gift of Ms. Alice C. George
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  • DuBourg Book of Hours

    DuBourg Book of Hours

    Master of Jean Charpentier, ca.1475-1490, illuminated manuscript, Purchased with the Newell Bequest Fund
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  • Portrait of Clement de Jonghe, fourth of five states

    Portrait of Clement de Jonghe, fourth of five states

    Rembrandt van Rijn, 1651, etching, Gift of Mrs. Newton G. Loud (Helen Lewis, Class of 1921)
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  • Caledonian Boar Hunt

    Caledonian Boar Hunt

    Unknown (Flemish), 1583, wool, On loan courtesy of Joanna Salvo
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  • Peacock Blue Chancellor Livingston Ship Cup Plate

    Peacock Blue Chancellor Livingston Ship Cup Plate

    Boston and Sandwich Glass Company, pressed glass, Laila Raabe Collection of Early American Glass
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  • Composition

    Composition

    Vassily Kandinsky, 1913, woodcut, Gift of Mary L. Heuser
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  • Five Sided Gray-Green Pot with Lid

    Five Sided Gray-Green Pot with Lid

    Donald Campbell, 1988-2001, ceramic, Gift of Madeline Hunter Farnsworth, Class of 1937
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  • Louisiana Indian Basket

    Louisiana Indian Basket

    Rosaline Medford (Coushatta basketmaker, b.1949), 1960-2003, pine cones, pine needles, raffia, Gift of Madeline Hunter Farnsworth, Class of 1937
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  • Hellenistic Green Tanagra Figure, Standing Female

    Hellenistic Green Tanagra Figure, Standing Female

    Unknown Greek (ancient), ca. 250 BCE, terracotta, Newell Bequest
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  • L’Envolee II (The Flight)

    L’Envolee II (The Flight)

    Joán Miró, 1963, mixed media on canvas board, On loan courtesy of Morgan Reese
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  • Blue Jasper Hair Receiver

    Blue Jasper Hair Receiver

    Josiah Wedgwood & Sons, ca.1900, blue jasper ceramics with applied decoration, Gift of Dr. Victoria Maxwell Cass, Class of 1934
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  • Striped Basket

    Striped Basket

    Unknown (Nubian), 1924, woven straw, Gift of Dr. Eleanor B. Kilham, Class of 1876
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  • Lemon Glazed Pot

    Lemon Glazed Pot

    Otto Heino, 1995-2000, glazed ceramic, Gift of Madeline Hunter Farnsworth, Class of 1937
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  • Cobalt “Pittsburgh Boat” Salt

    Cobalt “Pittsburgh Boat” Salt

    Stourbridge Flint Glass Works, 1827-1840, pressed glass, Laila Raabe Collection of Early American Glass
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  • Ceramic Vessel with Yohen Tenmoku Glaze

    Ceramic Vessel with Yohen Tenmoku Glaze

    Hideaki Miyamura, 2001, glazed ceramic, Gift of Madeline Hunter Farnsworth, Class of 1937
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  • Green Glass Dolphin Candlesticks

    Green Glass Dolphin Candlesticks

    Boston and Sandwich Glass Company, 19th C., pressed glass, Laila Raabe Collection of Early American Glass
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  • Portland Vase

    Portland Vase

    Josiah Wedgwood & Sons, 18th C., jasper ceramics with applied decoration, Gift of Barbara Gammon Flint, Class of 1931
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  • Charles River #5

    Charles River #5

    Patricia Stone, 2010, acrylic on canvas, Purchased by Beard Gallery, Wheaton College with funds from the Kenneth C. and Louise McKeon Deemer ‘33 Fund
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  • Little Blue Oval

    Little Blue Oval

    Alexander Calder, 1944, metal, Bequest of Monawee Allen Richards, Class of 1934
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