Oakland Museum of California - Art & Decorative Arts Photos

The Oakland Museum of California traces the history of the state through art. Displays span gold-rush era paintings through decorative arts associated with the state such as the Arts and Crafts movement.

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Oakland Museum of California entrance. Oakland, CA.Stairway at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Garden at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Sculpture garden at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Oakland Museum of California entrance. Oakland, CA.Stairway at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Garden at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Sculpture garden at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Sculpture garden at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Garden at Oakland Museum of California with Alameda County Courthouse beyond. Oakland, CA.Gallery at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Display of various artistic tools at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Sculpture garden at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Garden at Oakland Museum of California with Alameda County Courthouse beyond. Oakland, CA.Gallery at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Display of various artistic tools at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Display of various artistic media at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Gallery of California at Oakland Museum of CA. Oakland, CA.Display of California people at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.California Rancho watercolor by Alfred Sully at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Display of various artistic media at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Gallery of California at Oakland Museum of CA. Oakland, CA.Display of California people at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.California Rancho watercolor (1849) by Alfred Sully at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
California Gold lithograph by Nathaniel Currier at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.The Way They Cross "The Isthmus" lithograph by Nathaniel Currier at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Mountain Jack & a Wandering Miner by E. Hall Martin at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.The Miner's Ten Commandments graphic by James M. Hutchings at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
California Gold lithograph (1849) by Nathaniel Currier at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.The Way They Cross "The Isthmus" lithograph (1849) by Nathaniel Currier at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Mountain Jack & a Wandering Miner (c1850) by E. Hall Martin at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.The Miner's Ten Commandments graphic (1853) by James M. Hutchings at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Two Miners with Gold Nugget Stick-Pins daguerreotype at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Eleven Men with Beards daguerreotype attrib. William Shew at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Ad for R.H. Vance daguerreotype gallery in San Francisco at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.John Stull Stereo Viewer at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Two Miners with Gold Nugget Stick-Pins daguerreotype (c1853) at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Eleven Men with Beards daguerreotype (c1854) attrib. William Shew at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Ad for R.H. Vance daguerreotype gallery in San Francisco (c1850s) at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.John Stull Stereo Viewer (1855) at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Gold Rush era gallery at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.San Francisco in July, 1849 painting by George Henry Burgess at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Detail of miner's tents on San Francisco in July, 1849 painting by George Henry Burgess at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Detail of buildings on San Francisco in July, 1849 painting by George Henry Burgess at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Gold Rush era gallery at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.San Francisco in July, 1849 painting (1891) by George Henry Burgess at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Detail of miner's tents on San Francisco in July, 1849 painting (1891) by George Henry Burgess at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Detail of buildings on San Francisco in July, 1849 painting (1891) by George Henry Burgess at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Oakland Fire Department silver ceremonial presentation trumpet at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Fire Captain Ned Wakeman portrait by William Smith Jewett at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.General John A. Sutter portrait by William Smith Jewett at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.California Indian Camp: Scene near Mariposa painting by Albert Bierstadt at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Oakland Fire Department silver ceremonial presentation trumpet (1880) at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Fire Captain Ned Wakeman portrait (c1851) by William Smith Jewett at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.General John A. Sutter portrait (c1851) by William Smith Jewett at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.California Indian Camp: Scene near Mariposa painting (1872) by Albert Bierstadt at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Alameda County Courthouse, East Oakland painting by Marius Dahlgren at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.View from Goat Island, San Francisco Bay painting by Marius Dahlgren at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Kings River Canyon painting by William Keith at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Pomo Indians Camped at Fort Ross painting by Carl von Perbandt at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Alameda County Courthouse, East Oakland painting (1882) by Marius Dahlgren at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.View from Goat Island, San Francisco Bay painting (1887) by Marius Dahlgren at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Kings River Canyon painting (1878) by William Keith at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Pomo Indians Camped at Fort Ross painting (1886) by Carl von Perbandt at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Card Players painting by Rufus Wright at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.California Miner with Pack Horse painting by Henry Raschen at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Jules Harder, First Chef of Palace Hotel portrait by Joseph A. Harrington at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Circus painting by William Hahn at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Card Players painting (1882) by Rufus Wright at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.California Miner with Pack Horse painting (1887) by Henry Raschen at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Jules Harder, First Chef of Palace Hotel portrait (1874) by Joseph A. Harrington at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Circus (It's My Turn) painting (1882) by William Hahn at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
To-Tole painting by Grace Carpenter Hudson at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Return of Whaling Fleet painting by William Alexander Coulter at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.California painting by Arthur Mathews at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Hill of Sun, San Anselmo, CA painting by Childe Hassam at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
To-Tole (The Star) painting (1894) by Grace Carpenter Hudson at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Return of Whaling Fleet painting (c1900-36) by William Alexander Coulter at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.California painting (1905) by Arthur Mathews at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Hill of Sun, San Anselmo, CA painting (1914) by Childe Hassam at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Rhododendron Field painting by Joseph Raphael at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Metal-Craft painting by Maynard Dixon at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.The Gamblers painting by Fletcher Martin at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.San Francisco Guild of Arts & Crafts poster by Arthur Mathews at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Rhododendron Field painting (1915) by Joseph Raphael at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Metal-Craft painting (1925) by Maynard Dixon at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.The Gamblers painting (1943) by Fletcher Martin at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.San Francisco Guild of Arts & Crafts poster (1896) by Arthur Mathews at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Gallery of modern sculpture at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Collection or California ceramics at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Collection or California ceramics at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Earthenware vases by Arequipa & Redlands Pottery at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Gallery of modern sculpture at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Collection or California ceramics (early 20th C) at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Collection or California ceramics (1940s-50s) at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Earthenware vases by Arequipa (1912) & Redlands (1902-9) Pottery at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Earthenware vases by Arequipa Pottery at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Copper & mica lamp by Dirk Van Erp at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Copper bowl by Hans Jauchen of Ye Olde Copper Shoppe at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Earthenware tile by Cathedral Oaks Tile Co. at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Earthenware vases by Arequipa Pottery (1911-8) at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Copper & mica lamp (c1915) by Dirk Van Erp at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Copper bowl (c1920-5) by Hans Jauchen of Ye Olde Copper Shoppe at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Earthenware tile (c1915) by Cathedral Oaks Tile Co. at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Earthenware Monterey Cypress & California Mission tile by Muresque Tiles, Inc. at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Early 20th C. decorative arts at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Franc Pierce Hammon Memorial stained glass windows by Arthur F. Mathews at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Cast aluminum architectural panel by Jacob Berg at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Earthenware Monterey Cypress & California Mission tile (c1930) by Muresque Tiles, Inc. at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Early 20th C. decorative arts at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Franc Pierce Hammon Memorial stained glass windows (1925) by Arthur F. Mathews at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Cast aluminum architectural panel (c1931 or earlier) by Jacob Berg at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Earthenware teapot by Sargent Johnson at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Ceramic plates with animals by Daniel Rhodes at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Hour Glass by Furniture Shop at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Serving table by Charles Sumner Greene & Henry Mather Greene at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Earthenware teapot (1941) by Sargent Johnson at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Ceramic plates with animals (1950) by Daniel Rhodes at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Hour Glass (c1915) by Furniture Shop at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Serving table (c1907) by Charles Sumner Greene & Henry Mather Greene at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Carved redwood gate from First Church of Christ, Scientist by Bernard Maybeck at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Idealized Artist's Studio with furniture by students of California Guild of Arts & Crafts which won gold medal at Panama-Pacific International Exposition at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Table & chair by Margery Wheelock as displayed in idealized Artist's Studio at Panama-Pacific International Exposition at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Fireplace front by Margery Wheelock as displayed in idealized Artist's Studio at Panama-Pacific International Exposition at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Carved redwood gate from First Church of Christ, Scientist (c1910) by Bernard Maybeck at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Idealized Artist's Studio (c1915) with furniture by students of California Guild of Arts & Crafts which won gold medal at Panama-Pacific International Exposition at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Table & chair (1915) by Margery Wheelock as displayed in idealized Artist's Studio at Panama-Pacific International Exposition at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Fireplace front (1915) by Margery Wheelock as displayed in idealized Artist's Studio at Panama-Pacific International Exposition at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Arts & Crafts cabinet settle by Frederick H. Meyer at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Airline chair by Kem Weber at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Lounge Chair Wood & screen by Charles Eames & Ray Eames plus glass & wood coffee table by Isamu Noguchi at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Graphical posters by various California political movements at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Arts & Crafts cabinet settle (1898-1902) by Frederick H. Meyer at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Airline chair (1934-5) by Kem Weber at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Lounge Chair Wood (LCW) (c1946) & screen (2005) by Charles Eames & Ray Eames plus glass & wood coffee table (early 1950s) by Isamu Noguchi at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.Graphical posters (c1960s) by various California political movements at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.
Harley Davidson motorcycle by Arlen Ness at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.


Harley Davidson motorcycle (1972 customized 1984) by Arlen Ness at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA.



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