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Study for the Apotheosis of Washington in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol Building

Artist:
Constantino Brumidi, born Rome, Italy 1805-died Washington, DC 1880  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
35 1/4 in. (89.5 cm) diam.
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1859-1862
Topic:
Allegory\arts and sciences\agriculture  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Allegory\civic\liberty  Search this
Study\mural study  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Allegory\other\triumph  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\science  Search this
Allegory\quality\grandeur  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by the American Art Forum
Object number:
2012.15
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, East Wing
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edanmdm:saam_2012.15

Conflict

Artist:
Walter Quirt, born Iron River, MI 1902-died Minneapolis, MN 1968  Search this
Medium:
oil on panel
Dimensions:
15 x 24 in. (38.1 x 61.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1935
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Architecture\detail\wall  Search this
State of being\phenomenon\surreal  Search this
Figure\fragment\skeleton  Search this
Object\other\wheel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Rosalyn Amdur Baker
Object number:
2006.5
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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edanmdm:saam_2006.5

The Arts of War: Sacrifice and Valor, Washington, D.C., from the series The American Monument

Artist:
Lee Friedlander, born Aberdeen, WA 1934  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 6 7/8 x 10 1/2 in. (17.5 x 26.7 cm) sheet: 11 x 13 7/8 in. (27.9 x 35.2 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1973
Topic:
Monument\statue  Search this
Landscape\tree  Search this
Landscape\park  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Cityscape\District of Columbia\Washington  Search this
Monument\equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, Margery and Edgar Masinter, Kevin and Lisa McGovern, and Bernie Stadiem
Object number:
2003.42.256
Restrictions & Rights:
© Lee Friedlander
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The Arts of War: Sacrifice and Valor, Washington, D.C., from the series The American Monument

Artist:
Lee Friedlander, born Aberdeen, WA 1934  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 6 7/8 x 10 1/2 in. (17.5 x 26.7 cm) sheet: 11 x 13 7/8 in. (27.9 x 35.2 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1973
Topic:
Monument\statue  Search this
Landscape\tree  Search this
Landscape\park  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Cityscape\District of Columbia\Washington  Search this
Monument\equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, Margery and Edgar Masinter, Kevin and Lisa McGovern, and Bernie Stadiem
Object number:
2003.42.258
Restrictions & Rights:
© Lee Friedlander
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Wars of America, Newark, New Jersey, from the series The American Monument

Artist:
Lee Friedlander, born Aberdeen, WA 1934  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 6 1/4 x 9 3/8 in. (15.9 x 23.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1972
Topic:
Landscape\park  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Cityscape\New Jersey\Newark  Search this
Monument\statue\soldier  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, Margery and Edgar Masinter, Kevin and Lisa McGovern, and Bernie Stadiem
Object number:
2003.42.34
Restrictions & Rights:
© Lee Friedlander
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Mars, from the series Fantasies

Artist:
Lamar Baker, born Atlanta, GA 1908-died Talbotton, GA 1994  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
15 7/8 x 11 1/2 in. (40.3 x 29.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1938-1940
Topic:
Still life\foodstuff\egg  Search this
Animal\reptile\snake  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Dress\accessory\helmet  Search this
Still life\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift by exchange from The Columbus Museum, Georgia
Object number:
1998.115.13
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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War (mural study, War Department building, Washington, D.C.)

Artist:
Kindred McLeary, born Weimar, TX 1901-died Confluence, PA 1949  Search this
Medium:
tempera on paperboard
Dimensions:
overall: 34 3/4 x 29 in. (88.3 x 73.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1941
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation\military\soldier  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Allegory\civic\liberty  Search this
Object\weapon\cannon  Search this
History\United States\Military History  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration
Object number:
1974.28.349
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War (mural study, War Department building, Washington, D.C.)

Artist:
Kindred McLeary, born Weimar, TX 1901-died Confluence, PA 1949  Search this
Medium:
tempera and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
overall: 34 3/4 x 29 in. (88.3 x 73.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1941
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Allegory\civic\liberty  Search this
Object\weapon\cannon  Search this
History\United States\Military History  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration
Object number:
1974.28.350
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Graphic Arts
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The Arts of War: Sacrifice (3/16 Scale Model)

Artist:
Leo Friedlander, born New York City 1888-died White Plains, NY 1966  Search this
Medium:
painted plaster
Dimensions:
42 1/4 x 39 7/8 x 20 3/8 in. (107.4 x 101.4 x 51.8 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
ca. 1933
Topic:
Figure group\nude  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Study\academic study  Search this
Monument\equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Gordon D. Friedlander
Object number:
1996.93
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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edanmdm:saam_1996.93

L' Armee Belge Rejoint les Armees Alliees, obverse

Artist:
Paul Wissaert, Belgian, born Brussels, Belgium 1885-died ?  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
2 3/4 in. (7.0 cm.) diam.
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1921
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
History\United States\World War I  Search this
History\Belgium  Search this
Allegory\place\Belgium  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the heirs of Albert Laessle: Mrs. Albertine de Bempt Laessle, Mr. Albert M. Laessle and Mr. Paul Laessle
Object number:
1972.167.65A
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L' Armee Belge Rejoint les Armees Alliees, reverse

Artist:
Paul Wissaert, Belgian, born Brussels, Belgium 1885-died ?  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
2 3/4 in. (7.0 cm.) diam.
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1921
Topic:
Still life\weapon\sword  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
History\United States\World War I  Search this
History\Belgium  Search this
Allegory\place\Belgium  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the heirs of Albert Laessle: Mrs. Albertine de Bempt Laessle, Mr. Albert M. Laessle and Mr. Paul Laessle
Object number:
1972.167.65B
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Martial Memory

Artist:
Mitchell Siporin, born New York City 1910-died Boston, MA 1976  Search this
Medium:
color lithograph on paper
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Figure group\family  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Object\weapon\sword  Search this
Object number:
1981.151.4
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Columbia's Call to Arms

Artist:
Charles Louis Hinton, born Ithaca, NY 1869-died Bronxville, NY 1950  Search this
Medium:
plaster/bronzed
Dimensions:
32 7/8 x 9 7/8 x 20 5/8 in. (83.6 x 25.1 x 52.4 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1917
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Allegory\place\Britain  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Charles Louis Hinton
Object number:
1919.12.1
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Pour la Civilisation, reverse

Artist:
Josuë Dupon, Belgian, born Ichteghem, Belgium 1864-died Antwerp, Belgium 1935  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
2 3/4 in. (7.0 cm.) diam.
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1914-1918
Topic:
Animal\bird  Search this
Figure female\nude  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
History\United States\World War I  Search this
History\Belgium  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the heirs of Albert Laessle: Mrs. Albertine de Bempt Laessle, Mr. Albert M. Laessle and Mr. Paul Laessle
Object number:
1972.167.68B
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Erasmus: The Follies of Princely Power

Artist:
Fritz Eichenberg, born Cologne, Germany 1901-died Peace Dale, RI 1990  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 18 x 12 in. (45.7 x 30.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1972
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\other\aristocrat  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Literature\Erasmus\In Praise of Folly  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\chess  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Lynn and John Minna
Object number:
1981.164.11
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The Things That Are Caesar's

Artist:
Claude Buck, born New York City 1890-died Santa Barbara, CA 1974  Search this
Medium:
oil on fiberboard and oil on wood of integral frame
Dimensions:
30 7/8 x 49 in. (78.4 x 124.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1943
Topic:
Still life\weapon\gun  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Religion\Christianity  Search this
Still life\written matter\book  Search this
Object\other\money  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Claude Buck
Object number:
1983.46.8
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Department:
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On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 39A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.46.8

L' Empereur

Artist:
Carroll Beckwith, born Hannibal, MO 1852-died New York City 1917  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
sight 120 x 90 in. (304.8 x 228.6 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1912
Topic:
Landscape\time\sunset  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\history  Search this
Allegory\other\Napoleon  Search this
Monument\statue\Napoleon  Search this
State of being\phenomenon\vision  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. James Carroll Beckwith
Object number:
1924.3.1
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edanmdm:saam_1924.3.1

Eagle of Preparedness

Artist:
Paul Wayland Bartlett, born New Haven, CT 1865-died Paris, France 1925  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
12 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (31.2 x 11.3 x 11.3 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1916
Topic:
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Allegory\quality\fortitude  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Armistead Peter III
Object number:
1958.11.18
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War Psychology

Artist:
Robert P. Baker, born London, England 1886-died Hyannis, MA 1940  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 29 x 23 in. (73.6 x 58.4 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1918-1919
Topic:
Figure group\female\nude  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Bryant Baker
Object number:
1968.67
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edanmdm:saam_1968.67

Souvenez-Vous, obverse

Artist:
Armand Bonnetain, Belgian, born Brussels, Belgium 1883-died Uccle, Belgium 1973  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
2 3/8 in. (6.0 cm.) diam.
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1922
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
History\France  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Allegory\civic\war  Search this
Figure\nude  Search this
History\United States\World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the heirs of Albert Laessle: Mrs. Albertine de Bempt Laessle, Mr. Albert M. Laessle and Mr. Paul Laessle
Object number:
1972.167.66A
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