Now available: Colby College Museum of Art

April 11, 2011

Winslow Homer, A Fishing Schooner-Prouts Neck, 1884. Colby College Museum of Art.ARTstor has collaborated with the Colby College Museum of Art to share approximately 2,500 images from the permanent collection, which specializes in American paintings, sculpture, and works on paper from the 18th century to the present. Notable American artists represented in the permanent collection include George Bellows, Albert Bierstadt, William Merritt Chase, Chuck Close, John Singleton Copley, Dan Flavin, Marsden Hartley, Winslow Homer, Sol LeWitt, John Marin, Agnes Martin, Elizabeth Murray, Georgia O'Keeffe, Richard Serra, Kara Walker, James McNeill Whistler, and Terry Winters. A highlight of the museum's collection is approximately 760 works by American artist Alex Katz (b. 1927), represented in the ARTstor Digital Library. The museum's holdings also include examples of American folk art, European prints and drawings, Greek and Roman antiquities, and Chinese art and ceramics.

Founded in 1959, the Colby College Museum of Art has built a significant permanent collection of more than 6,000 works. The museum serves both as a teaching resource for Colby College and as an active cultural institution for the residents of Maine and visitors to the state.

View the collection in the Digital Library: http://library.artstor.org/library/collection/colbymuseum


For more detailed information about this collection, visit the Colby College Museum of Art collection page.


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Image credits

Winslow Homer, A Fishing Schooner-Prouts Neck, 1884. Colby College Museum of Art