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The works in this portfolio represent some of the highlights from the museum's collections that are currently on display in the galleries.

Showing 1 to 14 of 14 Records

Unknown Artist

Assyrian Relief: Winged Spirit of Apkallu from Kalhu (Nimrud), Iraq; Northwest Palace, Room S, panel 17

ca. 875–860 B.C.E.
gypsum (Mosul alabaster)
Gift of Dr. Henri Byron Haskell, Medical School Class of 1855. Critical support for the Assyrian Collection at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art is provided by the Yadgar Family Endowment.
1860.2
 
Unknown Artist

Assyrian Relief: Winged Spirit or Apkallu Anointing Ashurnasirpal II from Kalhu (Nimrud), Iraq

ca. 875–860 B.C.E.
gypsum (Mosul alabaster)
Gift of Dr. Henri Byron Haskell, Medical School Class of 1855. Critical support for the Assyrian Collection at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art is provided by the Yadgar Family Endowment.
1860.3
 
Searle, William

Joined Great Chair

1663-1667
oak
Gift of Ephraim Wilder Farley, Class of 1836
1872.1
 
Vedder, Elihu

Rome (The Art Idea)

1894
oil on canvas
Gift of the Misses Harriet Sarah and Mary Sophia Walker
1893.37
 
Unknown Artist

Portrait Head of Emperor Antoninus Pius

ca. 138-150
marble
Gift of Edward Perry Warren, Esq., Honorary Degree, 1926
1906.1
 
Niobid Painter

Attic Red-Figure Hydria with the Abduction of Oreithyia by Boreas

ca. 460-450 BC
terracotta
Gift of Edward Perry Warren, Esq., Honorary Degree, 1926
1908.3
 
Sappho Painter

Bail-Handle Olpe Depicting a Funeral Scene

ca. 500 BC-475 BC
terracotta
Museum Purchase, Adela Wood Smith Trust, in memory of Harry de Forest Smith, Class of 1891
1984.23
 
Smibert, John

The Continence of Scipio

ca. 1726
oil on canvas
Bequest of the Honorable James Bowdoin III
1813.10
 
Lewis, Martin

Shadow Dance

1930
drypoint on paper
Gift of Miss Susan Dwight Bliss
1963.323
 
Pennell, Joseph

Brooklyn Bridge at Night

1922
aquatint on paper
Gift of Miss Susan Dwight Bliss
1963.371
 
Newman, Arnold

Wall & Ladders, Philadelphia, PA

1939 (printed ca. 1940's)
gelatin silver print
Museum Purchase, Gridley W. Tarbell II Fund
2010.48
 
Artist Unidentified

Portrait of a Youth Wearing a Gilded Wreath

ca. 2nd century C.E.
wood (linden, tilia), wax-based paint (encaustic), gold leaf
Museum Purchase, Adela Wood Smith Trust
2015.38
 
The Master of the Von Groote

A Triptych: The Adoration of the Magi, The Nativity at Night, with the Annunciation to the Shepherds, and The Flight into Egypt

active, Antwerp ca. 1515-1520
oil on panel, in an engaged frame
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund, Jane H. and Charles E. Parker, Jr. Art Acquisition Fund and Laura T. and John H. Halford, Jr. Art Acquisition Fund
2018.25
 
Horna, Kati

Study from "Oda a la Necrofilia" (with Leonora Carrington)

1962
vintage silver print on paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2019.29.1