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This photogravure is one of a series of photographs by Edward Steichen commissioned by Auguste Rodin of his statue of the French writer Honoré de Balzac. Created at 4:00 a.m., a cloaked and silhouetted figure stands in a misty landscape.
Edward Steichen (American (North American))
Balzac, Towards the Light, Midnight
1908 – 1911
Gift of Maxine and Lawrence K. Snider
2012/1.217

Michael Kenna
Moss Landing Power Station, Study 1
1987
Museum Purchase
1989/2.17

Walker VanDyke
Standing Guard
1994
Gift of Thomas and Mary VanDyke
1996/1.33
Night view of New York City skyscrapers seen from above.
Berenice Abbott (American (North American))
New York at Night
1932
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern and the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
2002/1.156
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

Joseph Jachna (American (North American))
At Adams', Night - December
1978
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Arnold M. Gilbert
1981/2.19

Manuel Álvarez Bravo
Skylight
1977
Gift of Frederick J. Myerson
1983/1.101.13
This photogravure is one of a series of photographs commissioned by Auguste Rodin of his statue of the French writer Honoré de Balzac. The cloaked figure is off-center and facing to the right of the frame. The sculpture emerges from the landscape, illuminated by light from behind and to the left.
Edward Steichen (American (North American))
Balzac, The Open Sky
1908 – 1911
Gift of Maxine and Lawrence K. Snider
2012/1.214
Twilight scene of two buildings illuminated with artificial light. Taken from a low perspective looking up at the buildings from the ground.
Joel Meyerowitz (American (North American))
Atlanta
1988
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2012/2.126
Elevated view of Rockefeller Center illuminated at night by artificial lights.
Paul J. Woolf (American (North American))
Rockefeller Center at Night
1934
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
2000/2.147

Samuel Gottscho
Three Fates at Night, from "The 1939 New York World's Fair"
1939 – 1980
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
2000/2.135.8

Samuel Gottscho
Firestone Building, from "The 1939 New York World's Fair"
1939 – 1980
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
2000/2.135.2
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