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American (American (North American))
View of Charleston, South Carolina
1762
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1969/2.132
A photograph of a cityscape at night; the only light source emanates from a multitude of small windows that appear to float in a black backdrop.
Clarissa Bonet
SL.2016.0215, NYC
2016
Museum purchase made possible by the Director's Acquisition Committee, 2016
2016/1.212
Three figures stand in a wooded clearing in the foreground of this small watercolor. A view opens out in the middle ground over a bay with a city descending from the adjacent hills to the water. A volcano smolders in the distance on the opposite side of the bay, a thick plume of smoke rising from its peak.
Samuel Prout (British (modern))
Untitled (Bay of Naples)
1824 – 1852
Joseph F. McCrindle Collection
2009/1.511.2
This photograph is a view of a two-storey town house featuring a cast-iron façade and recessed balconies.
Walker Evans (American (North American))
529 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana
1935
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
1990/2.56

Otto Bacher
Zattere, Venice (Zattieri)
1880
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Weber
1977/2.144
The thriving commercial activity of a metropolitan river is shown as ships and barges of all types maneuver along the river's edge in the foreground. In the middle distance a bridge spans the water and beyond more buildings are loosely sketched in.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Old Hungerford Bridge, from the 'Sixteen Etchings,' or the 'Thames Set'
1861
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.121

Theodore Polos
Twin Peaks
1938
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
1943.108
In front, a woman wearing a hat depicted in profile faces to the left with three male figures behind her, one of which, depicted in profile and facing to the right, has the top of his head cut off; the background is comprised of architectural and figural fragments.
George Grosz (German (culture or style))
Streetscene (Strassenszene)
1919 – 1920
Museum Purchase
1948/1.60

Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
Statue of Liberty, New York
1885
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving Levitt
1987/1.190
Close-up portrait of a man's face with a white beard. He is wearing a hat with a wide brim.
Louis Stettner
Portrait of Black Man with White Beard, from "Bowery Series, NYC"
1994
Gift of Will and Joanne Potter
2013/2.286
A photograph of a group of five young men in front of a door and brick wall, which are covered in graffiti. Two men stand on the left, one puts on sunglasses and crouches toward the other two, one sitting and one standing, on the right.
Danny Lyon (American (North American))
Isia, Slex, Carlos, Eddie, and Eliot with Memorials
1992
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2013/2.352
In this painting, a river stretches from the lower left corner to the middle of the composition. One small rowboat is seen in the middle of the river. Trees line both sides of the composition, receding backwards, and people walk on a path to the right of the river. A city is seen in the distance, and a cloudy blue sky dominates the upper portion of the canvas and is reflected in the river.
Stanislas Victor Edouard Lépine
Bord de Riviere
1850 – 1899
Bequest from the Estate and Trust of Elise Reeder Olton
2014/1.609
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