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The Sea

This photograph depicts an aerial view of a coastline with waves approaching the shore.
Marilyn Bridges
Spirit Surf, Big Sur, California
gelatin silver print on paper
20 in x 24 in (50.8 cm x 60.96 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
Painting of distant ship in choppy dark blue and green waters. Sky is cloudy with windows of blue. Larson 2/7/18<br />
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Robert Hopkin
Storm in the North Sea
oil on canvas
14 in x 20 ⅛ in (35.56 cm x 51.12 cm);25 ¾ in x 19 ¾ in x 2 ½ in (65.41 cm x 50.17 cm x 6.35 cm)
Bequest of Miss J.E. Horn
Manuel Carrillo
Fisherman at Sea
gelatin silver print on paper
10 1/4 in. x 6 1/8 in. ( 26 cm x 15.6 cm )
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Arnold M. Gilbert
Anthony Gross
Study of the Sea
etching on paper
7 ½ in x 9 ⅜ in (19.05 cm x 23.81 cm);14 in x 19 1/16 in (35.56 cm x 48.42 cm)
Museum Purchase
Three nude figures stand, and one figure swims in a body of water. &nbsp;A large wall is on the right side of the print, and a small fire burns on the left.
Hyman Warsager
Sea Wall
woodcut on paper
7 ⅝ in x 5 4/5 in (19.37 cm x 14.76 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
In dark turbulent waters under a stormy sky four nude sea nymphs support the body of a long-haired man between them on a white shroud. The face of a man with kelp in his hair appears between two of the nymphs.  On the right a bearded man with a trident in his right hand rides in a chariot fashioned from a seashell and pulled by two fished-tailed horses or hippocampi. Just visible in the distance behind the back of the rightmost nymph, a lofty tower rises above the waves.
Giulio Carpioni
The Death of Leander
oil on canvas
30 5/8 in. x 43 3/8 in. ( 77.8 cm x 110.1 cm )
Museum Purchase
The painting depicts a solitary male figure standing along the shore. The thin layers of paint evoke a misty, overcast day with the figure standing perhaps on a tidal flat.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
Sea and Rain
oil on canvas
30 ½ in x 39 ½ in x 2 9/16 in (77.47 cm x 100.33 cm x 6.51 cm);20 ⅞ in x 28 ⅞ in x 1 in (53.02 cm x 73.34 cm x 2.54 cm);30 ½ in x 39 ½ in x 2 9/16 in (77.47 cm x 100.33 cm x 6.51 cm)
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Rough sea with a ship near the shore, people standing on shore.
George Wesley Bellows
Allan Donn Puts to Sea
lithograph on paper
17 ft. 9 in. x 15 13/16 in. (541.02 x 40.01 cm)
Dr. Herbert & Doris Sloan
Photograph of boats in the middle of a calm body of water.
Joel Meyerowitz
Bay Sky
chromogenic print on paper
7 5/8 in x 9 5/8 in (19.37 cm x 24.45 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
Waves washing over rocks. <br /><br />
Eva Caston 2017
Warren Lombard
Rocks and Water
graphite on paper
7 15/16 in. x 11 7/8 in. ( 20.1 cm x 30.2 cm )
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
A black and white photo of a beach. The words "shore" appears over the water, while "coast" appears on the sand.
Jill Mathis
Shore/Coast (Varigotti, Italy)
digital image, chromogenic print on paper
15 15/16 in x 19 15/16 in (40.48 cm x 50.64 cm)
Gift of Jeffrey Sarrett
An aerial view of land meeting water. The water is a deep emerald green and the land, a varying shade of ochre and brown. The lower section is the water and there is a boat dock on the lower right section of the image. The land mass is the upper portion of the image, but seems to be separated at one section in a horizontal format.
Al Weber
Untitled (Aerial View of Shoreline)
chromogenic print on paper
15 in. x 15 in. ( 38.1 cm x 38.1 cm )
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond

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Part of 3 Learning Collections

American Orientalist art at the turn of the 20th century
<p>America Encounters Asia in Art</p>

57 Collection Object Sources

Sea Wall (1943.143)
Sea and Rain (1955/1.89)
Bay Sky (2012/2.118)
Seascape (1972/2.15)
Cuter Harbor (1940.24)
On Board (1940.239)
Surf (1940.123)
Monhegan Surf (1940.357)
Ancestral Shore (1986/1.178)
Virgin Gorda 97 (2000/2.140)
Shore Scene (1955/1.86)
Birdlime and Surf (1976/1.202)
Untitled (2013/1.253)
Noah and the Dove (1960/2.156)
Kelp Gatherers (1992/1.160)
The Sea Monster (1956/1.74)
Maui #1 (2015/2.112)
Maui #2 (2015/2.113)
Grand Cayman (2015/2.114)
Bali #1 (2015/2.115)
Puglia (2015/2.116)
Hawaii (2015/2.117)
Thailand (2015/2.118)
Save Us (1982/2.45)
A Squall (1955/1.84)
Shipwreck (1997/1.148)

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