De Young Museum - American Paintings Photos

The de Young Museum in San Francisco hosts a large collection of early American paintings.

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Observation tower at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.George Washington on White Charger sign painting by unknown American at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.George Washington portrait by Rembrandt Peale at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.George Washington portrait by Rembrandt Peale at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Observation tower at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.George Washington on White Charger sign painting (c1825) by unknown American at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.George Washington portrait (c1854) by Rembrandt Peale at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.George Washington portrait (c1850 replica) by Rembrandt Peale at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
George Washington reverse painting on glass by William Matthew Prior at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Mrs. John Rogers portrait by James Earl at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Mrs. Daniel Sargent portrait by John Singleton Copley at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Joshua Henshaw portrait by John Singleton Copley at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
George Washington reverse painting on glass (c1860) by William Matthew Prior at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Mrs. John Rogers portrait (c1795) by James Earl at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Mrs. Daniel Sargent portrait (1763) by John Singleton Copley at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Joshua Henshaw portrait (c1770) by John Singleton Copley at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
William Vassall & Son Leonard portrait by John Singleton Copley at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.George Harry Grey, Lord Grey portrait by Benjamin West at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Mordecai Gist portrait by Charles Willson Peale at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.James MacDonald of Inglesmauldie portrait by Gilbert Charles Stuart at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
William Vassall & Son Leonard portrait (c1771) by John Singleton Copley at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.George Harry Grey, Lord Grey portrait (1765) by Benjamin West at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Mordecai Gist portrait (c1774) by Charles Willson Peale at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.James MacDonald of Inglesmauldie portrait (c1785) by Gilbert Charles Stuart at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
William Rufus Gray portrait by Gilbert Charles Stuart at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Reverend William Ellery Channing portrait by Gilbert Charles Stuart at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Philip Hone portrait by John Wesley Jarvis at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Self-portrait by Charles Willson Peale at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
William Rufus Gray portrait (c1807) by Gilbert Charles Stuart at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Reverend William Ellery Channing portrait (c1815) by Gilbert Charles Stuart at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Philip Hone portrait (1809) by John Wesley Jarvis at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Self-portrait (1822) by Charles Willson Peale at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Peaceable Kingdom painting by Edward Hicks at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.The Narrows, New York Bay painting by Thomas Birch at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.View near Village of Catskill painting by Thomas Cole at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Prometheus Bound painting by Thomas Cole at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Peaceable Kingdom painting (c1846) by Edward Hicks at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.The Narrows, New York Bay painting (1812) by Thomas Birch at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.View near Village of Catskill painting (1827) by Thomas Cole at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Prometheus Bound painting (1847) by Thomas Cole at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Country Politician painting by George Caleb Bingham at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Recreation painting by Jerome Thompson at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Steamship Syracuse painting by James Bard at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Winter in the Country painting by George Henry Durrie at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Country Politician painting (1849) by George Caleb Bingham at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Recreation painting (1857) by Jerome Thompson at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Steamship Syracuse painting (1857) by James Bard at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Winter in the Country painting (1857) by George Henry Durrie at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
View of Mount Vernon painting by Ferdinand Richardt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Marble bust symbolizing California by Hiram Powers at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Albert Post painting by Winslow Homer at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Bright Side painting by Winslow Homer at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
View of Mount Vernon painting (1858) by Ferdinand Richardt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Marble bust symbolizing California (c1861) by Hiram Powers at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Albert Post painting (c1864) by Winslow Homer at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Bright Side painting (1865) by Winslow Homer at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
General William Tecumseh Sherman marble bust by Franklin Simmons at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Last Moments of John Brown painting by Thomas Hovenden at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Twilight painting by Frederic Edwin Church at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Our Banner in the Sky painting attrib. Frederic Edwin Church at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
General William Tecumseh Sherman marble bust (c1866) by Franklin Simmons at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Last Moments of John Brown painting (c1884) by Thomas Hovenden at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Twilight painting (1858) by Frederic Edwin Church at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Our Banner in the Sky painting (c1861) attrib. Frederic Edwin Church at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Rainy Season in Tropics painting by Frederic Edwin Church at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.On the Hudson painting by John George Brown at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Arch of Octavius in Rome painting by Albert Bierstadt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Sunlight & Shadow painting by Albert Bierstadt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Rainy Season in Tropics painting (1866) by Frederic Edwin Church at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.On the Hudson painting (1867) by John George Brown at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Arch of Octavius in Rome painting (1858) by Albert Bierstadt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Sunlight & Shadow painting (1862) by Albert Bierstadt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
California Spring painting by Albert Bierstadt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Nassau Harbor in Bahamas painting by Albert Bierstadt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Study for The Last of the Buffalo painting by Albert Bierstadt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Sacramento Railroad Station painting by William Hahn at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
California Spring painting (1875) by Albert Bierstadt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Nassau Harbor in Bahamas painting (1877) by Albert Bierstadt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Study for The Last of the Buffalo painting (c1888) by Albert Bierstadt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Sacramento Railroad Station painting (1874) by William Hahn at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Broadside of Mount Tamalpais painting by William Keith at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Fishing Party in the Mountains painting by Thomas Hill at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Mount Tallac from Lake Tahoe painting by Thomas Hill at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Boy Driving a Wagon painting by Albert Pinkham Ryder at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Broadside of Mount Tamalpais painting (1870) by William Keith at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Fishing Party in the Mountains painting (c1872) by Thomas Hill at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Mount Tallac from Lake Tahoe painting (1880) by Thomas Hill at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Boy Driving a Wagon painting (1875) by Albert Pinkham Ryder at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
The Lone Scout painting by Albert Pinkham Ryder at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Scene from "the Mikado" painting by Henry Alexander at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.The Courtship painting by Thomas Eakins at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Professor William Woolsey Johnson portrait by Thomas Eakins at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
The Lone Scout painting (1880) by Albert Pinkham Ryder at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Scene from "the Mikado" painting (1886) by Henry Alexander at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.The Courtship painting (c1878) by Thomas Eakins at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Professor William Woolsey Johnson portrait (c1896) by Thomas Eakins at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Frank Jay St. John portrait by Thomas Eakins at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Caroline de Bassano, Marquise d'Espeuilles portrait by John Singer Sargent at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Mrs. Robert S. Cassatt, the artist's mother portrait by Mary Cassatt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Elizabeth Platt Jencks portrait by Thomas Wilmer Dewing at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Frank Jay St. John portrait (1900) by Thomas Eakins at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Caroline de Bassano, Marquise d'Espeuilles portrait (1884) by John Singer Sargent at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Mrs. Robert S. Cassatt, the artist's mother portrait (c1889) by Mary Cassatt at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Elizabeth Platt Jencks portrait (1895) by Thomas Wilmer Dewing at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
The Grape painting by Arthur Frank Mathews at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone painting by Thomas Moran at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Wyoming painting by Thomas Moran at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Grand Canyon with Rainbow painting by Thomas Moran at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
The Grape (Wine Maker) painting (c1906) by Arthur Frank Mathews at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone painting (1893) by Thomas Moran at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Wyoming painting (1906) by Thomas Moran at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Grand Canyon with Rainbow painting (1912) by Thomas Moran at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Seaweed & Surf, Appledore, at Sunset painting by Frederick Childe Hassam at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Easter Morning painting by Frederick Childe Hassam at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Seated Nude painting by George Wesley Bellows at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Romance of Criehaven painting by George Wesley Bellows at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Seaweed & Surf, Appledore, at Sunset painting (1912) by Frederick Childe Hassam at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Easter Morning (portrait at New York Window) painting (1921) by Frederick Childe Hassam at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Seated Nude painting (1910-1) by George Wesley Bellows at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Romance of Criehaven painting (1916) by George Wesley Bellows at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Waldo Peirce portrait by George Wesley Bellows at 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.Atlantic & Pacific mural painted for 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition by William de Leftwich Dodge at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Detail of settlers wagon moving west on Atlantic & Pacific mural by William de Leftwich Dodge at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Waldo Peirce portrait (1920) by George Wesley Bellows at 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.Atlantic & Pacific mural painted for 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition (1914) by William de Leftwich Dodge at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Detail of settlers wagon moving west on Atlantic & Pacific mural (1914) by William de Leftwich Dodge at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Detail of symbols of Panama Canal on Atlantic & Pacific mural by William de Leftwich Dodge at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Detail of nations which came to California on Atlantic & Pacific mural by William de Leftwich Dodge at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Tshi-Zun-Hau-Kau Winnebago native portrait by Henry Inman at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Sacramento Indian painting by Charles Christian Nahl at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Detail of symbols of Panama Canal on Atlantic & Pacific mural (1914) by William de Leftwich Dodge at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Detail of nations which came to California on Atlantic & Pacific mural (1914) by William de Leftwich Dodge at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Tshi-Zun-Hau-Kau (He-who-runs-with-deer) Winnebago native portrait (c1832-3) by Henry Inman at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Sacramento Indian painting (1867) by Charles Christian Nahl at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Pierre-Edouard Baranowski painting by Amedeo Modigliani at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Girl with Comb painting by Max Weber at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Still Life with Skull, Leeks, & Pitcher painting by Pablo Picasso at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.From One Night to Another painting by Yves Tanguy at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Pierre-Edouard Baranowski painting (c1918) by Amedeo Modigliani at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Girl with Comb painting (1919) by Max Weber at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Still Life with Skull, Leeks, & Pitcher painting (1945) by Pablo Picasso at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.From One Night to Another painting (1947) by Yves Tanguy at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Portrait of Dorothy Spreckels Munn by Salvador Dalí at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Enid Haldorn painting by Salvador Dalí at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Space Venus bronze sculpture by Salvador Dalí at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.
Portrait of Dorothy Spreckels Munn (1942) by Salvador Dalí at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Enid Haldorn painting (1948) by Salvador Dalí at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Space Venus bronze sculpture (1984) by Salvador Dalí at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.

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