De Young Museum, San Francisco Photos

The de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco occupies a modern 2005 building by Herzog & de Meuron + Fong & Chan Architects which has an observation tower offering views of the San Francisco. The de Young's collection of American paintings and decorative arts, American native arts plus world arts are displayed in this structure. The de Young's collection of European Art are in the Legion of Honor Museum.

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De Young Museum seen from roof of California Academy of Science. San Francisco, CA.De Young Museum by Herzog & de Meuron + Fong & Chan Architects. San Francisco, CA.De Young Museum by Herzog & de Meuron + Fong & Chan Architects. San Francisco, CA.Observation tower at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
De Young Museum seen from roof of California Academy of Science. San Francisco, CA.De Young Museum (2005) by Herzog & de Meuron + Fong & Chan Architects. San Francisco, CA.De Young Museum (2005) by Herzog & de Meuron + Fong & Chan Architects. San Francisco, CA.Observation tower at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Architectural surface details of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Facade of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Tower & gallery facade of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Facade of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Architectural surface details of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Facade of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Tower & gallery facade of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Facade of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Cantilever, terrace & sculpture garden by Herzog & de Meuron at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Terrace & sculpture garden at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Sculpture garden at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Pair of sphinxes by Arthur Putnam replicas of originals used at 1894 California Midwinter International Exposition at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Cantilever, terrace & sculpture garden by Herzog & de Meuron at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Terrace & sculpture garden at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Sculpture garden at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Pair of sphinxes (c1910) by Arthur Putnam replicas of originals used at 1894 California Midwinter International Exposition at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Poèm de la Vigne bronze sculpture by Paul Gustave Doré displayed at 1893 World's Columbia Exposition in Chicago, then 1894 California Midwinter International Exposition at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Details of wine god Bacchus on Poèm de la Vigne bronze sculpture by Paul Gustave Doré at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.View of grounds of de Young Museum from observation tower. San Francisco, CA.Sculpted roof of de Young Museum by Herzog & de Meuron. San Francisco, CA.
Poèm de la Vigne bronze sculpture (1882) by Paul Gustave Doré displayed at 1893 World's Columbia Exposition in Chicago, then 1894 California Midwinter International Exposition at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Details of wine god Bacchus on Poèm de la Vigne bronze sculpture (1882) by Paul Gustave Doré at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.View of grounds of de Young Museum from observation tower. San Francisco, CA.Sculpted roof of de Young Museum by Herzog & de Meuron. San Francisco, CA.
View of Golden Gate Park from observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.View of sculpted roof of de Young Museum & Golden Gate Park from observation tower. San Francisco, CA.Observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Panorama of San Francisco from observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
View of Golden Gate Park from observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.View of sculpted roof of de Young Museum & Golden Gate Park from observation tower. San Francisco, CA.Observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Panorama of San Francisco from observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
View of San Francisco Golden Gate from observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.View of San Francisco Golden Gate from observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.View of San Francisco Golden Gate park neighborhood from observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.View toward central San Francisco with St. Ignatius Church from observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
View of San Francisco Golden Gate from observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.View of San Francisco Golden Gate from observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.View of San Francisco Golden Gate park neighborhood from observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.View toward central San Francisco with St. Ignatius Church from observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Plantings between outside window & exterior wall at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Curved window within de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Atlantic & Pacific mural painted for 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition by William de Leftwich Dodge at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Early American furniture collection at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Plantings between outside window & exterior wall at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Curved window within de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Atlantic & Pacific mural painted for 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition (1914) by William de Leftwich Dodge at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Early American furniture collection at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Collection of antique chairs at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Cup'ik Inuit cribbage boards from Nunivak Island, Alaska at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Maya earthenware figures from Mexico or Guatemala at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Collection of antique chairs at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA. Cup'ik Inuit cribbage boards (c1890-1910) from Nunivak Island, Alaska at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA. Maya earthenware figures (600-900) from Mexico or Guatemala at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.

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