Philadelphia Museum of Art Photos

The Neoclassical Philadelphia Museum of Art was originally built as Memorial Hall for the Centennial Exposition of 1876 to celebrate the 100th year of the Declaration of Independence. The building was designed by Hermann J. Schwarzmann. Today it exhibits a world-class collection with depth in American arts & crafts, textiles, European painting & sculpture, Asian art, & modern art.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art & Washington Equestrian Monument. Philadelphia, PA.Washington Monument by Rudolf Siemering on Eakins Oval. Philadelphia, PA.Neoclassical entrance to Philadelphia Museum of Art which was originally the Memorial Hall built for the Centennial Exposition of 1876 to celebrate the Declaration of Independence. Philadelphia, PA.Neoclassical wing of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Philadelphia Museum of Art & Washington Equestrian Monument. Philadelphia, PA.Washington Monument (1897) by Rudolf Siemering on Eakins Oval. Philadelphia, PA.Neoclassical entrance to Philadelphia Museum of Art which was originally the Memorial Hall built for the Centennial Exposition of 1876 to celebrate the Declaration of Independence. Philadelphia, PA. Architect: Hermann J. Schwarzmann.Neoclassical wing of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Statuary in pediment of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Pediment detail with allegorical figures of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Pediment detail with winged cherub & lion of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.God with orb on pediment of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Statuary in pediment of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Pediment detail with allegorical figures of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Pediment detail with winged cherub & lion of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.God with orb on pediment of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Swordsman fighting devil on pediment of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Devil & serpent detail of Philadelphia Museum of Art pediment. Philadelphia, PA.Two antelopes flank filial on Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Winged beast on Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Swordsman fighting devil on pediment of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Devil & serpent detail of Philadelphia Museum of Art pediment. Philadelphia, PA.Two antelopes flank filial on Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Winged beast on Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Modern statue at entrance to Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Entrance hall staircase of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Early American furniture at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.High chest made in Philadelphia at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Modern statue at entrance to Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Entrance hall staircase of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Early American furniture (mostly 18th C) at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.High chest (1770-75) made in Philadelphia at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Teapot by Richardson & Richardson of Philadelphia at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Silver chocolate pot by Peter Krider of Philadelphia at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Vase by La Pierre Manufacturing Co. of NY & NJ at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Advertising devil face jug by Davis Brown of Brown Pottery Arden, NC, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Teapot (c1777-90) by Richardson & Richardson of Philadelphia at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Silver chocolate pot (1878) by Peter Krider of Philadelphia at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Vase (c1895-1910) by La Pierre Manufacturing Co. of NY & NJ at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Advertising devil face jug (c1920-36) by Davis Brown of Brown Pottery Arden, NC, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Jug with eagle attrib. to Richard C. Remmey of Philadelphia at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Coffee pot & cups by Rockwood Pottery of Cincinnati at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Cake plate by Kurlbaum & Schwartz of Philadelphia at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Various Shaker furniture from sister's room of New Lebanon, NY, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Jug with eagle (c1865-75) attrib. to Richard C. Remmey of Philadelphia at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Coffee pot & cups (1885) by Rockwood Pottery of Cincinnati at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Cake plate (c1852-9) by Kurlbaum & Schwartz of Philadelphia at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Various Shaker furniture from sister's room of New Lebanon, NY, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Shaker box at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker sewing box at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker rocking chair at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker straight-back chair as hung on wall from Shaker community of Mt. Lebanon, NY, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Shaker box (mid 19th C) at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker sewing box at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker rocking chair at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Shaker straight-back chair (c1850-1900) as hung on wall from Shaker community of Mt. Lebanon, NY, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
South Jersey traditional glass pitchers at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Purple Midwestern glass at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Bowl of Burmese pattern by Mt Washington Glass Company of New Bedford, MA, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Pocket Bottles by Stiegel's American Flint Glass Co. of Manheim, PA, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
South Jersey traditional glass pitchers (c1810-70) at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Purple Midwestern glass (c1815-40) at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Bowl of Burmese pattern (1885) by Mt Washington Glass Company of New Bedford, MA, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Pocket Bottles (c1765-74) by Stiegel's American Flint Glass Co. of Manheim, PA, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Mercury glass vases & candlestick attrib. to New England Glass Co. at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Colored glass flasks from Baltimore at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Vase by Rockwood at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Vase by Rockwood at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Mercury glass vases & candlestick (c1865-80) attrib. to New England Glass Co. at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Colored glass flasks (c early to mid 19th C) from Baltimore at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Vase (1902) by Rockwood at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Vase (1907) by Rockwood at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Gilded silver & ivory coffee & tea service by Carl Johan Tegelsten in made for Russian royalty at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Fireplace & doorway by Wharton Esherick at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.The Agnew Clinic painting by Thomas Eakins at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.The Life Line painting by Winslow Homer at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Gilded silver & ivory coffee & tea service (1852) by Carl Johan Tegelsten in made for Russian royalty at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Fireplace & doorway (c1936) by Wharton Esherick at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.The Agnew Clinic (1889) painting by Thomas Eakins at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.The Life Line (1884) painting by Winslow Homer at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
A Temperance Meeting by Winslow Homer at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Sailing painting by Thomas Eakins at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Civil War Battle of USS Kearsarge & CSS Alabama off Cherbourg, France painted by Édouard Manet at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Sunflowers by Vincent van Gogh at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
A Temperance Meeting (1874) by Winslow Homer at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Sailing (c1875) painting by Thomas Eakins at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Civil War Battle of USS Kearsarge & CSS Alabama (1864) off Cherbourg, France painted by Édouard Manet at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Sunflowers (1888) by Vincent van Gogh at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Still Life with a Dessert by Paul Cézanne at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Avenue de l'Opera: Morning Sunshine by Camille Pissarro at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Poplars by Claude Monet at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Japanese Footbridge & Water Lily Pool of Giverny by Claude Monet at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Still Life with a Dessert (1877-9) by Paul Cézanne at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Avenue de l'Opera: Morning Sunshine (1898) by Camille Pissarro at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Poplars (1891) by Claude Monet at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Japanese Footbridge & Water Lily Pool of Giverny (1899) by Claude Monet at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Portrait of Mademoiselle Legrand by Pierre Auguste Renoir at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Two girls by Pierre Auguste Renoir at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Woman with Pearl Necklace in a Loge by Mary Cassatt at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Carnival Evening by Henri Rousseau at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Portrait of Mademoiselle Legrand (1875) by Pierre Auguste Renoir at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Two girls (c1892) by Pierre Auguste Renoir at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Woman with Pearl Necklace in a Loge (1879) by Mary Cassatt at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Carnival Evening (1886) by Henri Rousseau at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Merry Jesters by Henri Rousseau at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Coffee pot in shape of elephant head by Marc-Louis-Emmanuel Solon of Sèvres at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Tea urn & stand by D. McBirney & Co. of Belleek, Ireland, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Meissen Art Nouveau tea service by Otto Eduard Gottfried Voigt at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.
Merry Jesters (1906) by Henri Rousseau at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Coffee pot in shape of elephant head (1862) by Marc-Louis-Emmanuel Solon of Sèvres at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Tea urn & stand (1872) by D. McBirney & Co. of Belleek, Ireland, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Meissen Art Nouveau tea service (1904) by Otto Eduard Gottfried Voigt at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.

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