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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  • Edward Jump (American, 1832–1883)
    San Francisco Park Scene. 19th century.
  • Edward Jump (American, born France, 1832–1883)
    E. Pluribus Unum Eureka go Brah! (A Fortune for U and i). n.d.
  • Edwin Deakin (American, born England, 1838–1923)
    Cattle Drive Near the Mission. 1876.
  • Edwin Deakin (American, born England, 1838–1923)
    Le coin de cuisine (Kitchen Corner). 1883.
  • Edwin Deakin (American, born England, 1838–1923)
    San Gabriel Mission. n.d.
  • Edwin Howland Blashfield (American, 1848–1936)
    Music. circa 1890s.
  • Elihu Vedder (American, 1836–1923)
    Muse of Tragedy. 1894.
  • Elmer Wachtel (American, 1864–1929)
    Monrovia Canyon. n.d.
  • Emmy Lou Packard (American, 1914–1998)
    Frida's Dresser, My Face Reflected. 1941.
  • Ernest E. Narjot (American, born France, 1826–1898)
    Mon Brave. 1871.
  • Ernest Peixotto (American, 1869–1940)
    Clearing by a Willow, San Rafael. 1893.
  • Fortunato Arriola (American, born Mexico, 1827–1872)
    Untitled (Tropical Landscape). 1866.
  • Frances Flora Bond Palmer (American, born England, 1812–1876) and James Merritt Ives (American, 1824–1895)
    Across the Continent. 1868.
  • Francis Ficke (American, active 20th century) published by O.W. Co.
    Destruction of San Francisco by Earthquake and Fire, April 18th, 1906. 1906.
  • Frank Myers Boggs (American, 1855–1926)
    Dordrecht Harbor. circa 1880–1881.
  • Franz A. Bischoff (American, born Austria, 1864–1929)
    Red and White Roses Vase. 1908.
  • Franz A. Bischoff (American, born Austria, 1864–1929)
    The Arroyo Seco, Pasadena. circa 1918.
  • Frederick A. Butman (American, 1820–1871)
    Mount Shasta. 1865.
  • Frederick Carl Frieseke (American, 1874–1939)
    Woman in Her Boudoir. circa 1924.
  • Furniture Shop (Arthur Mathews (1860–1945) and Lucia Kleinhans Mathews (1870–1955)
    Table. n.d.

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