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Arthur Bowen Davies (1862–1928), Clouds

Arthur Bowen Davies (1862–1928) Clouds, 1919 Lithograph on paper, 9 3⁄4 x 13 inches Hillstrom Museum of Art purchase with endowment acquisition funds Clouds is one of over seventy lithographs Davies made between 1919 and 1920. He returned to lithography after some earlier experiments in it and an exhibition at New York’s Keppel Galleries in 1893. […]

John Steuart Curry (1897–1946), Sanctuary

John Steuart Curry (1897–1946) Sanctuary, 1944 Lithograph on paper, 11 5⁄8 x 15 3⁄4 inches Purchased with funds donated by Dawn and Edward Michael Curry, from Kansas, was recognized as one of the nation’s three primary Regionalist artists, and many of his works relate to his experiences in his home state, such as this image that […]

Nicolai Cikovsky (1894–1984), Market Wagons

Nicolai Cikovsky (1894–1984) Market Wagons, 1930s Ink and ink wash on paper, 14 x 17 15⁄16 inches Gift of the Reverend Richard L. Hillstrom Cikovsky was born in Pinsk, then part of Russia but now part of Belarus. His early training in art included study at the Moscow High Technical Art Institute from 1921 to 1923 […]

Charles Burchfield (1893–1967), Morning in the Alleghenies

Charles Burchfield (1893–1967) Morning in the Alleghenies, 1954 Watercolor and conté crayon over graphite on paper, 12 7⁄8 x 17 1⁄2 inches Gift of the Reverend Richard L. Hillstrom in honor of Les Bendtsen Burchfield is one of the artists, along with Edward Hopper (1882–1967), most identified with the American Scene, and artist Guy Pène du […]

Louis Bouché (1896–1969), Antiques, Route 9-W

Louis Bouché (1896–1969) Antiques, Route 9-W, 1961 Oil on canvas, 26 ¼ x 22 inches Gift of the artist’s daughter, Jane Bouché Strong Bouché was born in New York to French parents and after the death of his father lived with his family in France, from 1909 to 1915. Bouché’s first studies in art were in […]

Aaron Bohrod (1907–1992), Brighton Road, Pittsburgh

Aaron Bohrod (1907–1992) Brighton Road, Pittsburgh, c. 1947 Gouache on composition board, 12 ¾ x 18 ½ inches Gift of the Reverend Richard L. Hillstrom Bohrod studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in the city in which he was born, and later he went to New York where he studied at the […]

Isabel Bishop (1902–1988), Woman Walking

Isabel Bishop (1902–1988) Woman Walking, c. 1933 Black ink and wash on paper, 12 7⁄8 x 9 inches Gift of the Reverend Richard L. Hillstrom Born in Cincinnati, Bishop moved to New York City in 1918 to study art. As with many of the artists in the Hillstrom Collection, she studied at the Art Students League, […]

Thomas Hart Benton (1889–1975), Swampland

Thomas Hart Benton (1889–1975) Swampland, 1941 Lithograph on paper, 17 ¾ x 12 ¾ inches Gift of Ursula and R. Stanley Johnson in Honor of the Reverend Richard L. Hillstrom Benton’s moody lithograph is based on drawings he made in southern Louisiana. It is one of six the Missouri-born Regionalist made in conjunction with Jean Renoir’s film […]

George Bellows (1882–1925), Sunset, Shady Valley

George Bellows (1882–1925) Sunset, Shady Valley, 1922 Oil on wood panel, 16 3⁄8 x 24 inches Gift of the Reverend Richard L. Hillstrom Bellows is recognized as perhaps the most important American painter in the first quarter of the twentieth century, and his career is being celebrated in a current exhibition that, after appearing at the […]

George Bellows (1882–1925), Billy Sunday

George Bellows (1882–1925) Billy Sunday, 1923 Lithograph on paper, 15 ¾ x 22 inches Gift of the Reverend Richard L. Hillstrom This lithograph, perhaps the best known of all the artist’s many prints, is based on an earlier drawing Bellows made for the periodical Metropolitan Magazine, part of its coverage of the 1915 Philadelphia crusade by […]