Museum Early Closure

Due to a special event, the Museum will close early at 6 pm on Friday, April 28.

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John Singer Sargent (1856–1925)
Gassed, 1919
Oil on canvas, 90 ½ × 240 in.
Courtesy of IWM (Imperial War Museums), London
Photo: ©IWM Imperial War Museums, Art.IWM ART 1460

Childe Hassam (1859–1935)
The Fourth of July, 1916 (The Greatest Display of the American Flag Ever Seen in New York, Climax of the Preparedness Parade in May), 1916.
Oil on canvas, 36 x 26 1/8 in.
Photography, Glenn Castellano. Courtesy of New-York Historical Society

 

George Bellows (1882–1925)
The Germans Arrive, 1918
Oil on canvas, 49 ½ × 79 ¼ in.
Courtesy of Ian M. Cumming
Photo: Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Reproduced with permission of The Bellows Trust
 

Joseph Pennell (1857-1926)
That Liberty Shall Not Perish from the Earth—Buy Liberty Bonds—Fourth Liberty Loan, 1918. Lithograph, 40 1/2 × 29 1/2 in.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of John T. Spaulding, RES.37.587
Photo: Courtesy of the Library of Congress

Jane Peterson (1876–1965)
Red Cross Work Room 5th Avenue, NYC during the War, c. 1917.
Watercolor on paper, 17 ½ × 23 ½ in.
Collection of Jonathan L. Cohen
 

George M. Cohan (1878–1942)
“Over There” sheet music, 1917
New York: Leo Feist Inc.
New-York Historical Society

Claggett Wilson (1887–1952)
Flower of Death—The Bursting of a Heavy Shell—Not as It Looks, but as It Feels and Sounds and Smells, c. 1919.
Watercolor and pencil on paperboard, 16 ½ × 22 in.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Alice H. Rossin, 1981.163.18
Photo: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC/Art Resource, NY

Horace Pippin (1888–1946)
The End of the War: Starting Home, 1930–33.
Oil on canvas, 26 × 30 1/16 in.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Robert Carlen, 1941, 1941-2-1

Susan Macdowell Eakins (1851–1938)
Portrait of Lieutenant Jean-Julien Lemordant, 1917. Oil on canvas, 30 1/8 × 25 in.
Courtesy of Debra Force Fine Art, New York

 

Salvatore Cillis
Letter to Miss D. M. Harris, Camp Upton, Long Island, NY, December 28, 1917.
New-York Historical Society

Childe Hassam (1859–1935)
Flags on 57th Street, Winter 1918, 1918
Oil on canvas, 35 ¾ × 23 ¾ in.
New-York Historical Society, Bequest of Julia B. Engel, 1984.68

George Benjamin Luks (1867–1933)
Armistice Night, 1918
Oil on canvas, 37 × 68 3/8 in.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Gift of an anonymous donor, 54.58
Photo: ©Whitney Museum of American Art

John Steuart Curry (1897–1946)
The Return of Private Davis from the Argonne, 1928–40.
Oil on canvas, 38 ¼ × 52 ¼ in.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, Museum purchase funded by the Caroline Wiess Law Accessions Endowment Fund, 2011.763. ©Estate of John Steuart Curry, courtesy of Kiechel Fine Art, Lincoln, NE

Debra Priestly (b. 1961)
somewhere listening: Company B, 365th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Division, A.E.F. 1918-1919 (detail), 2014
Charcoal pencil on paper mounted on archival board, 28 x 284 x ½ in. (overall).
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Museum Purchase, 2017.4

James Montgomery Flagg
I Want You For U.S. Army, 1917
Poster, 29 x 39 ¾ in.
New-York Historical Society

Harrison Fisher (1875–1934)
Red Cross Woman, 1917
Poster
New-York Historical Society

Eugenie DeLand (b. 1872)
Before Sunset, 1917
Poster
New-York Historical Society

E. G. Renesch
Colored Man Is No Slacker, 1918
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, GLC06134

 

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