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  • After John B. Batchelder (1825-1894), A View of Manchester N.H., 1855. Hand-colored lithograph. Purchase, Katharine Lane Weems Print Fund, 2014
    After John B. Batchelder (1825-1894)
    A View of Manchester N.H., 1855
    Hand-colored lithograph.
    Purchase, Katharine Lane Weems Print Fund, 2014
     
  • Nason, Thomas W. (Thomas Willoughby), 1889-1971, artist Summer Storm, 1940 Wood Engraving Purchase: State Street Bank Print Fund and Elizabeth C. Choate Print Fund; 2015
    Nason, Thomas W. (Thomas Willoughby), 1889-1971, artist
    Summer Storm, 1940
    Wood Engraving
    Purchase: State Street Bank Print Fund and Elizabeth C. Choate Print Fund; 2015
     
  • Emil Otto Grundmann (1844-1890) Interior with Figure, Antwerp Oil on Panel Athenæum purchase, 2015 (UR358)
    Emil Otto Grundmann (1844-1890)
    Interior with Figure, Antwerp, 1832
    Oil on panel
    Athenæum purchase, 2015 (UR358)
     
  • Endicott & Company after Henry P. Moore (1833-1911), Concord N.H. 1860. South West View., 1860. Hand-colored tinted lithograph. Purchase, Charles E. Mason Jr. Print Fund, 2015
    Endicott & Company after Henry P. Moore (1833-1911)
    Concord N.H. 1860. South West View., 1860, 1832
    Hand-colored tinted lithograph
    Purchase, Charles E. Mason Jr. Print Fund, 2015
     
  • Suzanne Moore. Zero: Cypher of Infinity, Vashon Island, WA. 2014. Athenæum Purchase, Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow Fund, 2014.
    Suzanne Moore
    Zero, Cypher of Infinity, Vashon Island, WA. 2014
    Athenæum Purchase, Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow Fund, 2014
     
     
  • Sylvester Phelps Hodgdon, American, (1830-1906 Encampment on Castle Island, Boston Harbor Oil on canvas Athenæum purchase, 2015 (UR361)
    Sylvester Phelps Hodgdon, American, (1830-1906)
    Encampment on Castle Island, Boston Harbor
    Oil on canvas
    Athenæum purchase, 2015 (UR361)
     
  • O. H. Bailey & Co., Geo. C. Moore, Wool Scourer and Manufacturer of Worsted Yarns, North Chelmsford, Massachusetts, ca. 1894. Tinted lithograph. Purchase, Charles E. Mason Jr. Print Fund, 2014
    O. H. Bailey & Co., Geo. C. Moore
    Wool Scourer and Manufacturer of Worsted Yarns, North Chelmsford, Massachusetts, ca. 1894
    Tinted lithograph
    Purchase, Charles E. Mason Jr. Print Fund, 2014
     
  • Maurice de Guerin. The Centaur, Vale Press, London, 1899 Bound by Constance Karslake for the Guild of Women-Binders, 1901. Athenæum Purchase, William T. & Jean G. Cushing and Kathleen L. & Peter A. Wick Funds, 2015.
    Maurice de Guerin
    The Centaur
    Vale Press, London, 1899
    Bound by Constance Karslake for the Guild of Women-Binders, 1901
    Athenæum Purchase, William T. & Jean G. Cushing and Kathleen L. & Peter A. Wick Funds, 2015
  • Washington Allston (1779-1843). A Young Troubadour, 1832. Oil on artists’ board, Athenæum purchase, Stanton Loring Fund, 2014 (UR351)
    Washington Allston (1779-1843)
    A Young Troubadour, 1832
    Oil on artists’ board
    Athenæum purchase, Stanton Loring Fund, 2014 (UR351)
     
  • Kate Sullivan, The Coming Storm, 2013. Watercolor over graphite. Purchase, Frances Hovey Howe Fund, 2014
    Kate Sullivan
    The Coming Storm, 2013
    Watercolor over graphite
    Purchase, Frances Hovey Howe Fund, 2014
     
  • Kate Sullivan, Exeter Street, 2013. Watercolor over graphite. Purchase, Frances Hovey Howe Fund, 2014
    Kate Sullivan
    Exeter Street, 2013
    Watercolor over graphite
    Purchase, Frances Hovey Howe Fund, 2014
     
  • Kate Sullivan, End of the Line (Cleveland Circle), 2012. Pastel and watercolor over graphite. Purchase, Frances Hovey Howe Fund, 2014
    Kate Sullivan
    End of the Line (Cleveland Circle), 2012
    Pastel and watercolor over graphite
    Purchase, Frances Hovey Howe Fund, 2014
     
  • Principal Mountains of the World...
    Cary, John, approximately 1754-1835
    A Geographical Sketch of the Principal Mountains Throughout the World...
    London : Published by John Cary, 1817
    Gift; Capt. Charles Tracy; Oct. 26, 1819
     
  • George Deem (1932-2008)
    Quotations, 1971
    Oil on canvas, 15 × 15 3/4 in. (38.1 × 40 cm)
    Inscribed lower left: “G. Deem”
    Gift of the Estate of George Deem, 2014 (UR349)
  • Large Triton Fountain
    Large Triton Fountain, 1938 (cast 1986)
    Bronze, 25 ½ x 23 x 7 inches
    Inscribed on base: “W. Hancock 1986 © 6/12 TX [foundry mark]”
    Athenæum purchase, Arthur Lane Maritime Fund, 2014 (UH235)
     
  • Meneghelli
    Enrico Meneghelli (1853–after 1912)
    Picture Galleries, the Museum of Fine Arts at Copley Square, 1877
    Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches
    Athenæum purchase, 2013 (UR345)
     
  • The Nest
    Maxine Yalovitz-Blankenship
    The Nest, 2003
    Oil on canvas, 22 x 28 inches
    Athenæum purchase, 2013 (UR347)
     
  • Yamamoto Masao
    Yamamoto, Masao, 1957-
    Yamamoto Masao
    "Parakeets"
    [South Dennis, Mass.] 21st Editions Steven Albahari, [2010]
    Athenæum Purchase; McKibbin Fund; Nov. 12, 2013
  • Boston Bay Chart
    Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824.
    [A chart of Boston Bay and vicinity]. 1776
    [London] : Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq.
    Purchase; Bromfield Fund; Apr. 8, 2013.
     
  • Public Garden
    Enrico Meneghelli (1853–after 1912)
    Five O’Clock in the Public Garden, ca. 1878
    Oil on canvas, 9 x 12 inches
    Inscribed lower right: “E. Meneghelli”
    Gift of Jack Grinold, 2014 (UR352)
  • Niewengland
    Keulen, Johannes van, active 1726-1753.
    Pas-Kaart vande zee kusten inde boght van Niew Engeland
    t'Amsterdam : By Johannes van Keulen, [approximately 1695]
    Purchase; Bromfield Fund; Dec. 5, 2013.
     
  • Paper Should Not Always Be White
    Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941.
    Paper should not always be white: a practical examination of the relationship between type & paper
    Cohen, Claudia, binder.
    [Vancouver, B.C.] : Heavenly Monkey, MMXIII [2013]
     
  • Japanese Paper
    Gotō, Seikichirō.
    Japanese hand-made paper : Japanese paper and paper-making
    Tokyo, 1958-1960
    Athenæum Purchase Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow Fund, 2013
     
  • Martha's Vineyard
    Eldridge, George, -1900, surveyor
    Eldridge's map of Martha's Vineyard.
    Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, Mass.
    Published and copyrighted by G.W. Eldridge, 1892
    Purchase; Katharine Cortesi Armstrong Fund; Oct. 10, 2013.
  • After John B. Batchelder (1825-1894), A View of Manchester N.H., 1855. Hand-colored lithograph. Purchase, Katharine Lane Weems Print Fund, 2014
  • Nason, Thomas W. (Thomas Willoughby), 1889-1971, artist Summer Storm, 1940 Wood Engraving Purchase: State Street Bank Print Fund and Elizabeth C. Choate Print Fund; 2015
  • Emil Otto Grundmann (1844-1890) Interior with Figure, Antwerp Oil on Panel Athenæum purchase, 2015 (UR358)
  • Endicott & Company after Henry P. Moore (1833-1911), Concord N.H. 1860. South West View., 1860. Hand-colored tinted lithograph. Purchase, Charles E. Mason Jr. Print Fund, 2015
  • Suzanne Moore. Zero: Cypher of Infinity, Vashon Island, WA. 2014. Athenæum Purchase, Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow Fund, 2014.
  • Sylvester Phelps Hodgdon, American, (1830-1906 Encampment on Castle Island, Boston Harbor Oil on canvas Athenæum purchase, 2015 (UR361)
  • O. H. Bailey & Co., Geo. C. Moore, Wool Scourer and Manufacturer of Worsted Yarns, North Chelmsford, Massachusetts, ca. 1894. Tinted lithograph. Purchase, Charles E. Mason Jr. Print Fund, 2014
  • Maurice de Guerin. The Centaur, Vale Press, London, 1899 Bound by Constance Karslake for the Guild of Women-Binders, 1901. Athenæum Purchase, William T. & Jean G. Cushing and Kathleen L. & Peter A. Wick Funds, 2015.
  • Washington Allston (1779-1843). A Young Troubadour, 1832. Oil on artists’ board, Athenæum purchase, Stanton Loring Fund, 2014 (UR351)
  • Kate Sullivan, The Coming Storm, 2013. Watercolor over graphite. Purchase, Frances Hovey Howe Fund, 2014
  • Kate Sullivan, Exeter Street, 2013. Watercolor over graphite. Purchase, Frances Hovey Howe Fund, 2014
  • Kate Sullivan, End of the Line (Cleveland Circle), 2012. Pastel and watercolor over graphite. Purchase, Frances Hovey Howe Fund, 2014
  • Principal Mountains of the World...
  • Large Triton Fountain
  • Meneghelli
  • The Nest
  • Yamamoto Masao
  • Boston Bay Chart
  • Public Garden
  • Niewengland
  • Paper Should Not Always Be White
  • Japanese Paper
  • Martha's Vineyard