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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  • Pavel Tchelitchew (American, born Russia, 1898–1957)
    The Harvest. 1928.
  • Percy Gray (American, 1869–1952)
    Cypress Trees Near Point Lobos. 1924.
  • Percy Gray (American, 1869–1952)
    Haviland Plate with Portrait of American Indian. n.d.
  • Peter Stackpole (American, 1913–1997)
    In Deep Contemplation. 1935.
  • Photographer unknown (American, active late 19th century)
    Folsom Prison Photo: Prisoner's Line. circa 1895.
  • Photographer Unknown (American, active mid-19th century)
    Miner. circa 1855.
  • Photographer Unknown (American, active mid-19th century)
    Two Young Boys. n.d.
  • Photographer Unknown (American, active mid-19th century)
    Young Girl Seated. n.d.
  • Richard Edward Miller (American, 1875–1943)
    Standing Nude. n.d.
  • Robert Henri (American, 1865–1929)
    The Romany Girl. n.d.
  • Robertson Pottery (Fred H. Robertson, American, 1869–1952; and George B. Robertson, American, 1907-1966)
    Vase. circa 1934.
  • Rockwell Kent (American, 1882–1971)
    March, Greenland. 1932–1933.
  • 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.
  • Thaddeus Welch (American, 1844–1919)
    Manitou Springs with Pikes Peak in the Distance. 1888.
  • 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.

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