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Arts of North America

Art created in North America includes objects made by native cultures of the present-day United States and Canada; paintings and decorative arts produced during colonial times; 18th- and 19th-century masterpieces; and the work of contemporary artists and photographers.

 
FRANZ KLINE
Wotan
Oil on canvas mounted on Masonite
1950
EDWARD HICKS
Peaceable Kingdom
Oil on canvas
c. 1826–28
FREDERIC REMINGTON
Fight for the Waterhole
Oil on canvas
1903
BILL VIOLA
Ascension
Single-channel color video and stereo-sound installation, 10-minute continuous loop
2000
GEORGE BELLOWS
A Stag at Sharkey's
Lithograph
1917
LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY, Manufactured by TIFFANY STUDIOS
A Wooded Landscape in Three Panels
Glass, copper-foil, and lead
c. 1905
CHARLES RICHARD MEADE, HENRY WILLIAM MATTHEW MEADE
Samuel Houston
Daguerreotype
1851
FORREST BESS
Untitled 11A
Oil on canvas
1958
ALBERT BIERSTADT
Indians Spear Fishing
Oil on canvas
1862
High Chest of Drawers
Paint, gesso, gold leaf, eastern white pine, soft maple, and brass
1730–60
Easy Chair
Mahogany, eastern white pine, and maple
1760–1800
JACKSON POLLOCK
Untitled [O'Connor-Thaw 770]
Brown ink on paper
c. 1946–47
AMERICAN
Sideboard
American tulipwood, northeast white pine, black walnut, and marble
1855
TIFFANY & CO.
Punch Bowl
Sterling silver with gilt
1884
LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY
Vase
Favrile glass
c. 1892–93
TIFFANY & CO.
Butterfly Napkin Clips
Sterling silver, gilt, and enamel
1878
THE ROYCROFT SHOPS
Chair
Oak
c. 1905–12
HERTER BROTHERS
Side Chair
Cherry, other woods, gilt, and upholstery
c. 1876–79
JOHN SCOTT BRADSTREET
Table
Cypress
c. 1905
ARTUS VAN BRIGGLE
Vase
Sage green clay
1896