Hillstrom Museum of Art

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Robert Henri (1865–1929), Holland Sky

Robert Henri (1865–1929) Holland Sky (Haarlem), 1907 Oil on panel, 5 1 ⁄8 x 6 3⁄8 inches Hillstrom Museum of Art purchase with endowment acquisition funds This landscape is from a 1907 trip abroad Henri made with students from the New York School of Art. Holland was at that time a favorite spot for American artists […]

Robert Henri (1865–1929), Figure in Costume

Robert Henri (1865–1929) Figure in Costume, undated Oil on paper, 15 ¾ x 9 ¼ inches Gift of the Reverend Richard L. Hillstrom Henri was very influential as a teacher, at the New York School of Art and, in particular, at the Art Students League. He was also important as the leader of The Eight, the […]

William Glackens (1870–1938), Summer Landscape

William Glackens (1870–1938) Summer Landscape (Bellport, Long Island), c. 1911–16 Oil on wood panel, 8 x 6 inches Gift of the Reverend Richard L. Hillstrom This painting dates from the years that Glackens and his family spent their summers in New York’s coastal town of Bellport. Many artists of this period escaped the summer heat of […]

William Glackens (1870–1938), Bandstand, Washington Square Park

William Glackens (1870–1938) Bandstand, Washington Square Park, c. 1911–12 Crayon on paper, 16 x 20 inches Hillstrom Museum of Art purchase with endowment acquisition funds This drawing is a depiction of Washington Square, then as now a rather bohemian park and a frequent subject for Glackens, who, like a number of artists, had a studio overlooking […]

Wanda Gág (1893–1946), There is a Green Hill Far Away—Sewer Pipes in Central Park

Wanda Gág (1893–1946) There is a Green Hill Far Away—Sewer Pipes in Central Park, 1929 Brush and ink on sandpaper, 10 x 14 3⁄4 inches Hillstrom Museum of Art purchase with endowment acquisition funds After her youth in New Ulm and art studies at the St. Paul School of Art and the Minneapolis School of […]

Don Freeman (1908–1978), Ladies of the Evening

Don Freeman (1908–1978) Ladies of the Evening, 1937 Color lithograph on paper, 9 1⁄8 x 6 1⁄4 inches Gift of Gene and Ann Basset Freeman was known for his depictions of New York City life, in particular its theatre scene, such as this image of cleaning women in operatic poses, at work in an emptied theatre […]

Arthur Bowen Davies (1862–1928), Figure Study

Arthur Bowen Davies (1862–1928) Figure Study, undated Oil on wood panel, 11 x 8 inches Gift of the Reverend Richard L. Hillstrom Davies studied at both the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in his early 20s, then, from 1886 to 1888, at the Art Students League in New York City. Although he was a […]

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 […]