Paintings

From late 18th-century portraits to contemporary abstraction, the museum’s American paintings represent such varied artists as Thomas Sully, Lilly Martin Spencer, Winslow Homer, Frederic Remington, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Georgia O’Keeffe, Mark Rothko, Alice Neal, Sean Scully, and Dartmouth artists-in-residence from the 1930s to today.

Piction collections thumbnails

James Bard, American, 1815 - 1897
The Menemon Sanford
1855
2005.41
Dorothea Tanning, American, 1910 - 2012
To The Rescue
1965
2006.15
Dorothea Tanning, American, 1910 - 2012
To The Rescue
1965
2006.15
Sean Scully, American, born 1945
Wall of Light, Summer
2005
2006.16
Jackson Pollock, American, 1912 - 1956
Untitled (Bald Woman with Skeleton)
about 1938-1941
2006.93
Joseph Blackburn, English, active 1752 - 1778, active in North America, 1754 - 176
Jonathan Simpson (1711-1795)
1758
2007.83
Joseph Blackburn, English, active 1752 - 1778, active in North America, 1754 - 176
Jonathan Simpson (1711-1795)
1758
2007.83
Joseph Blackburn, English, active 1752 - 1778, active in North America, 1754 - 176
Jonathan Simpson (1711-1795)
1758
2007.83
Joseph Blackburn, English, active 1752 - 1778, active in North America, 1754 - 176
Jonathan Simpson (1711-1795)
1758
2007.83
James Peale, American, 1749 - 1831
An Abundance of Fruit
about 1820-1825
2010.61
Marguerite Thompson Zorach, American, 1887 - 1968
Mountain Stream
about 1917
2012.42
Washington Allston, American, 1779 - 1843
Eben Flagg (1795-1837)
about 1801
2013.25
Henry Ossawa Tanner, American, 1859 - 1937
Étaples and the Canche River at Dusk (formerly titled Untitled (Dusk Scene of a Flooded River and Nearby...
about 1918
2014.76
Attributed to William Hart, American (born Scotland), 1823 - 1894
Tannery in the Catskills
early 1850s
2015.25
Attributed to William Hart, American (born Scotland), 1823 - 1894
Tannery in the Catskills
early 1850s
2015.25
Rockwell Kent, American, 1882 - 1971
A New England Landscape (Oak Tree and Evergreen)
1903
p.2000.26
Rockwell Kent, American, 1882 - 1971
A New England Landscape (Oak Tree and Evergreen)
1903
p.2000.26
Rockwell Kent, American, 1882 - 1971
A New England Landscape (Oak Tree and Evergreen)
1903
p.2000.26
Irving Ramsey Wiles, American, 1861 - 1948
Emily Henderson Cowperthwaite
1902
p.2004.37
Irving Ramsey Wiles, American, 1861 - 1948
Emily Henderson Cowperthwaite
1902
p.2004.37
Joseph Steward, American, 1753 - 1822
John Phillips (1719-1795), Dartmouth Trustee, 1773-1793
1794-1796
p.793.1
Joseph Steward, American, 1753 - 1822
The Reverend Eleazar Wheelock (1711-1779), 1st President of Dartmouth College (1769-1779)
1793-1796
p.793.2
Francis Alexander, American, 1800 - 1880
Daniel Webster (Black Dan) (1782-1852), Class of 1801
1835
p.836.3
Joseph Steward, American, 1753 - 1822
Peter Olcott (1733-1808), Class of 1790H, Dartmouth Trustee
about 1790
p.893.1
George Peter Alexander Healy, American, 1813 - 1894
George Perkins Marsh (1801-1882), Class of 1820
about 1845
p.901.4
Frederic Remington, American, 1861 - 1909
Shotgun Hospitality
1908
p.909.2
Frederic Remington, American, 1861 - 1909
Shotgun Hospitality
1908
p.909.2
Frederic Remington, American, 1861 - 1909
Shotgun Hospitality
1908
p.909.2
Frederic Remington, American, 1861 - 1909
Shotgun Hospitality
1908
p.909.2
William Louis Sonntag, American, 1822 - 1900
Italian Lake with Classical Ruins
1858
p.917.3
William Louis Sonntag, American, 1822 - 1900
Italian Lake with Classical Ruins
1858
p.917.3
William Louis Sonntag, American, 1822 - 1900
Italian Lake with Classical Ruins
1858
p.917.3
William Louis Sonntag, American, 1822 - 1900
Italian Lake with Classical Ruins
1858
p.917.3
William Louis Sonntag, American, 1822 - 1900
Italian Lake with Classical Ruins
1858
p.917.3
Joseph Rodefer DeCamp, American, 1858 - 1923
Edward Tuck (1842-1938), Class of 1862
1919
p.920.4
Thomas Eakins, American, 1844 - 1916
The Architect (Portrait of John Joseph Borie, III, 1869-1926)
1896-1898
p.935.1.19
Thomas Eakins, American, 1844 - 1916
The Architect (Portrait of John Joseph Borie, III, 1869-1926)
1896-1898
p.935.1.19
Thomas Eakins, American, 1844 - 1916
The Architect (Portrait of John Joseph Borie, III, 1869-1926)
1896-1898
p.935.1.19
Thomas Eakins, American, 1844 - 1916
The Architect (Portrait of John Joseph Borie, III, 1869-1926)
1896-1898
p.935.1.19
Thomas Eakins, American, 1844 - 1916
The Architect (Portrait of John Joseph Borie, III, 1869-1926)
1896-1898
p.935.1.19
Max Weber, American (born Russia, now Poland), 1881 - 1961
Portrait (Cubist Portrait; Portrait of a Young Woman)
1911
p.935.1.74
William Merritt Chase, American, 1849 - 1916
The Lone Fisherman
about 1892
p.940.40
William Merritt Chase, American, 1849 - 1916
The Lone Fisherman
about 1892
p.940.40
Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974
Beaver Meadow
1939
p.943.126.1
Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974
Beaver Meadow
1939
p.943.126.1
Thomas Sully, American, 1783 - 1872
George Ticknor (1791-1871), Class of 1807
1831
p.943.130
John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951
A Roof in Chelsea, New York
about 1941, with additions in 1945 and 1951
p.946.12.2
John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951
McSorley's Back Room (Back Room of McSorley's Bar)
April 5, 1912
p.946.24
John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951
McSorley's Back Room (Back Room of McSorley's Bar)
April 5, 1912
p.946.24
Ilse Martha Bischoff, American, 1901 - 1990
Harlem Loge
about 1934
p.948.35
Ilse Martha Bischoff, American, 1901 - 1990
Harlem Loge
about 1934
p.948.35
Jared French, American, 1905 - 1988
Street Fight
about 1935
p.950.32.5
Jared French, American, 1905 - 1988
Street Fight
about 1935
p.950.32.5
Preston Dickinson, American, 1891 - 1930
Industrial Landscape (The Suburbs; Modern Industry)
1919
p.950.64
Preston Dickinson, American, 1891 - 1930
Industrial Landscape (The Suburbs; Modern Industry)
1919
p.950.64
Maxfield Parrish, American, 1870 - 1966
Hunt Farm (Daybreak)
1948
p.950.73
Lawren Stewart Harris, Canadian, 1885 - 1970
Lake Superior
about 1948
p.951.77
Lawren Stewart Harris, Canadian, 1885 - 1970
Lake Superior
about 1948
p.951.77
Ernest L. Major, American, 1864 - 1950
The Closed Door
about 1914
p.951.82
Ernest L. Major, American, 1864 - 1950
The Closed Door
about 1914
p.951.82
John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951
Self-Portrait, Working
1916
p.952.43
Chester Harding, American, 1792 - 1866
Mrs. Daniel (Grace Fletcher) Webster (1781-1828)
about 1828
p.953.28
Chester Harding, American, 1792 - 1866
Mrs. Daniel (Grace Fletcher) Webster (1781-1828)
about 1828
p.953.28
Ilse Martha Bischoff, American, 1901 - 1990
Picnic on the River
1937
p.959.108
John Sloan, American, 1871 - 1951
Floyd Dell
1914
p.959.141
Ernest Lawson, American, 1873 - 1939
The Boat House
not dated
p.960.57.4
Mark Rothko, American (born in Lativa), 1903 - 1970
Lilac and Orange over Ivory
1953
p.961.123
Regis Francois Gignoux, French, 1814 - 1882
New Hampshire (White Mountain Landscape)
about 1864
p.961.1
Regis Francois Gignoux, French, 1814 - 1882
New Hampshire (White Mountain Landscape)
about 1864
p.961.1
Kay Sage, American, 1898 - 1963
The Giants Dance
1944
p.964.127
George Tooker, American, 1920 - 2011
Farewell
1966
p.967.76
George Tooker, American, 1920 - 2011
Farewell
1966
p.967.76
Thomas Doughty, American, 1793 - 1856
Rowing on a Mountain Lake
about 1835
p.967.88
Thomas Doughty, American, 1793 - 1856
Rowing on a Mountain Lake
about 1835
p.967.88
Thomas Doughty, American, 1793 - 1856
Rowing on a Mountain Lake
about 1835
p.967.88
Thomas Doughty, American, 1793 - 1856
Rowing on a Mountain Lake
about 1835
p.967.88
Paul Cadmus, American, 1904 - 1999
Francisco
1933 and 1940
p.969.64.4
Paul Cadmus, American, 1904 - 1999
Francisco
1933 and 1940
p.969.64.4
Norton Bush, American, 1834 - 1894
Lake Nicaragua
1871
p.970.56
Norton Bush, American, 1834 - 1894
Lake Nicaragua
1871
p.970.56
Norton Bush, American, 1834 - 1894
Lake Nicaragua
1871
p.970.56
Jack Tworkov, American (born Poland), 1900 - 1982
Untitled (R. A. on P. #9)
1972
p.973.116
Jack Tworkov, American (born Poland), 1900 - 1982
Untitled (R. A. on P. #9)
1972
p.973.116
Jack Tworkov, American (born Poland), 1900 - 1982
Untitled (R. A. on P. #9)
1972
p.973.116
Alex Katz, American, born 1927
Supper
1974
p.975.70
Alex Katz, American, born 1927
Supper
1974
p.975.70
Alex Katz, American, born 1927
Supper
1974
p.975.70
George L. K. Morris, American, 1905 - 1975
Composition - Times Square (Composition de Broadway)
1945
p.976.201
George L. K. Morris, American, 1905 - 1975
Composition - Times Square (Composition de Broadway)
1945
p.976.201
Edward Joseph Ruscha, American, born 1937
Standard Station, Amarillo, Texas
1963
p.976.281
Edward Joseph Ruscha, American, born 1937
Standard Station, Amarillo, Texas
1963
p.976.281
Alice Neel, American, 1900 - 1984
Daniel Algis Alkaitis, Class of 1965
1967
p.978.155
Adolph Gottlieb, American, 1903 - 1974
Black Enigma
1946
p.978.163
Adolph Gottlieb, American, 1903 - 1974
Black Enigma
1946
p.978.163
Ben Shahn, American (born Russia, now Lithuania), 1898 - 1969
Photographer’s Window (Contemporary American Photography 1935)
1939-1940
p.978.165
Elihu Vedder, American, 1836 - 1923
The Fisherman and the Mermaid
1879
p.982.53
Elihu Vedder, American, 1836 - 1923
The Fisherman and the Mermaid
1879
p.982.53
Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974
Waiting
1935-1936
p.983.34.185
Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974
Waiting
1935-1936
p.983.34.185
John Brewster Jr., American, 1766 - 1854
John Colley
about 1820
p.985.17.5