American Art before 1945

The core collection of Californian art was assembled by Judge E. B. and Margaret Crocker in the early 1870s. The Museum continues to collect and display the work of California’s premier artists and seeks to present a comprehensive survey of art produced in and about California from statehood to contemporary times. The Museum also collects American art broadly from the 19th century to the present, especially that which provides a context for the Californian collection.

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  • Samuel Marsden Brookes (American, born England, 1816–1892)
    Still Life (The Larder). 1862.
  • Samuel Marsden Brookes (American, born England, 1816–1892)
    Still Life with Urn and Pineapple. n.d.
  • Selden Connor Gile (American, 1877–1947)
    The Garden. 1919.
  • Selden Connor Gile (American, 1877–1947)
    Untitled (Cows and Pasture). n.d.
  • Shreve and Co. (American, opened in 1852)
    Coffee Service. circa 1910.
  • Shreve and Co. (American, opened in 1852)
    Compote with Satsuma Thousand Butterflies Bowl. circa 1900.
  • Søren Emil Carlsen (American, born Denmark, 1853–1932)
    Sunlit Wood. n.d.
  • Stanton Mcdonald–Wright (American, 1890–1973)
    Lao Tzu and Yin Hi (Ancient Heroes, No. 4). 1930–1931.
  • Thaddeus Welch (American, 1844–1919)
    Manitou Springs with Pikes Peak in the Distance. 1888.
  • Thaddeus Welch (American, 1844–1919)
    San Geronimo Valley. 1910.
  • Theodore Butler (American, 1861–1936)
    Landscape (Monet's Water Garden at Giverny). n.d.
  • Theodore Wores (American, 1859–1939)
    Sand Dunes and Wild Flowers. n.d.
  • Theodore Wores (American, 1859–1939)
    The Garden of Generalife, Granada, Spain (Alhambra). 1939.
  • Theodore Wores (American, 1859–1939)
    The Iris Flowers of HoriKiri, Tokio. circa 1893.
  • Theodore Wores (American, 1859–1939)
    Chinese Restaurant. 1884.
  • Thomas Hill (American, born England, 1829–1908)
    Great Canyon of the Sierra, Yosemite. 1871.
  • Thomas Hill (American, born England, 1829–1908)
    Sugar Loaf Peak, El Dorado County. 1865.
  • Thomas Hill (American, born England, 1829–1908)
    Waverly Oaks. 1898.
  • Thomas Hill (American, born England, 1829–1908)
    Picnic by the Sea. 1873.
  • Thomas Hill (American, born England, 1829–1908)
    Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite. 1873.

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