Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, CT Photos

Hill-Stead Museum is a Colonial Revival mansion (1898-1901) designed by female architect Theodate Pope Riddle as her family estate. This house museum is furnished with a wide-range of early American antiques, Impressionist paintings, Japanese prints, Oriental decorative arts, and items related to the family's history.

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Colonial Revival mansion now Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Portico of Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Hill-Stead Museum in house designed by Theodate Pope Riddle. Farmington, CT.Garden of Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Colonial Revival mansion (1898-1901) now Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT. Architect: Theodate Pope Riddle.Portico of Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Hill-Stead Museum in house designed by Theodate Pope Riddle. Farmington, CT.Garden of Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Landscape at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Dining room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Dining room fireplace at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Jockeys painting by Edgar Degas over Ming & Song Dynasty porcelain at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Landscape at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Dining room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Dining room fireplace at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Jockeys painting (1886) by Edgar Degas over Ming & Song Dynasty porcelain at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Family portraits over Empire-style sideboard with knife boxes & urns in dining room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Portrait of Theodate Stackpole Pope by John Kavanaugh at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Portrait of Alfred Atmore Pope by Arthur Pope at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Portrait of Ada Brooks Pope by Ellen Emmet Rand at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Family portraits over Empire-style sideboard (c1820) with knife boxes & urns in dining room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Portrait of Theodate Stackpole Pope (1885) by John Kavanaugh at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Portrait of Alfred Atmore Pope (c1920s-30s) by Arthur Pope at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Portrait of Ada Brooks Pope (1906) by Ellen Emmet Rand at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Break-front cabinet with collection of English & American silver at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Symphony in Violet and Blue painting by James McNeill Whistler over Sheraton-style serving table c1800 with French & Italian ceramics at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Mantle clock by Elnathan Mason Taber of Mass. at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Drawing room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Break-front cabinet with collection of English & American silver (c1900) at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Symphony in Violet and Blue painting (1893) by James McNeill Whistler over Sheraton-style serving table c1800 with French & Italian ceramics at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Mantle clock (c early 1800s) by Elnathan Mason Taber of Mass. at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Drawing room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Drawing room fireplace with Monet painting at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.View of Cap d'Antibes painting by Claude Monet at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Head of a Woman painting by Eugène Carrière over sculpture by Antoine-Louis Barye & French commode at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Toreadors painting 1862-3 by Édouard Manet over commode from France at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Drawing room fireplace with Monet painting at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.View of Cap d'Antibes painting (1888) by Claude Monet at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Head of a Woman painting (c1880s) by Eugène Carrière over sculpture by Antoine-Louis Barye (c1832) & French commode (c1760) at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Toreadors painting 1862-3 by Édouard Manet over commode from France (c1760) at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Drawing room view of Steinway grand piano under French Impressionist paintings at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.The Guitar Player painting by Manet at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Dancers in Pink painting by Degas at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Steinway grand piano with Sheraton-style bench at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Drawing room view of Steinway grand piano (1901) under French Impressionist paintings at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.The Guitar Player painting (1866) by Manet at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Dancers in Pink painting (c1876) by Degas at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Steinway grand piano (1901) with Sheraton-style bench at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Drawing room table & chairs with lamps & collections at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Empire-style table with Empire-style lamp plus collection of antique Oriental objects at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Table lamp with collection of Oriental bronzes at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Grainstacks, in Bright Sunlight by Claude Monet at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Drawing room table & chairs with lamps & collections at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Empire-style table (c1890s) with Empire-style lamp plus collection of antique Oriental objects at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Table lamp with collection of Oriental bronzes at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Grainstacks, in Bright Sunlight (1890) by Claude Monet at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Grainstacks, in Bright Sunlight by Claude Monet over Chippendale-style sofa from England at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.View of drawing room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Entry hall staircase with tall clock by Robert MacAdam of Dumfries, Scotland at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Hanging hall lamp at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Grainstacks, in Bright Sunlight (1890) by Claude Monet over Chippendale-style sofa (c1900) from England at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.View of drawing room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Entry hall staircase with tall clock (c1820) by Robert MacAdam of Dumfries, Scotland at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Hanging hall lamp at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
The Rape of Anemone or The Sea Monster engraving by Albrecht Dürer at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.First Library with collection of portraits & Qing Dynasty oxblood porcelain at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Wall clock with tortoiseshell facings from Switzerland over Qing Dynasty oxblood porcelain at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Library view at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
The Rape of Anemone or The Sea Monster engraving (c1498) by Albrecht Dürer at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.First Library with collection of portraits & Qing Dynasty oxblood porcelain at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Wall clock with tortoiseshell facings (c1798-1800) from Switzerland over Qing Dynasty oxblood porcelain at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Library view at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
James McNeill Whistler painting over library fireplace at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.The Blue Wave, Biarritz painting by James McNeill Whistler in frame by Whistler at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.The Blue Wave, Biarritz painting by James McNeill Whistler at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Second Library with gateleg table with a collection of antique Chinese objects at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
James McNeill Whistler painting (1862) over library fireplace at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.The Blue Wave, Biarritz painting (1862) by James McNeill Whistler in frame by Whistler at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.The Blue Wave, Biarritz painting (1862) by James McNeill Whistler at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Second Library with gateleg table (c1710) with a collection of antique Chinese objects at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Collection of lusterware pitchers at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Lusterware pitcher at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Claude Monet painting over morning room furnishings at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Fishing Boats at Sea painting by Claude Monet at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Collection of lusterware pitchers at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Lusterware pitcher at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Claude Monet painting over morning room furnishings at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Fishing Boats at Sea painting (1868) by Claude Monet at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Japanese red lacquer lunch box decorated with Samurai sword guards at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Georgian-style secretary from England at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Letter basket with drawer at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.The Tub painting c1885-6 Edgar Degas at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Japanese red lacquer lunch box decorated with Samurai sword guards at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Georgian-style secretary (c1750-70) from England at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Letter basket with drawer at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.The Tub painting c1885-6 Edgar Degas at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Canopied bed at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Vanity set at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Portrait of John Wallace Riddle by C.J. Fox at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Portrait of Theodate Pope Riddle by C.J. Fox at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Canopied bed at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Vanity set at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Portrait of John Wallace Riddle by C.J. Fox at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Portrait of Theodate Pope Riddle by C.J. Fox at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Mary Cassatt painting with Green room furniture at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Sara Handing a Toy to the Baby painting Mary Cassatt at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Green room with canopied bed at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Early American mirror at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Mary Cassatt painting with Green room furniture at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Sara Handing a Toy to the Baby painting (c1901) Mary Cassatt at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Green room with canopied bed at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Early American mirror at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Canopied bed in Mulberry Suite at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Duncan Phyfe-style dressing table with vanity objects at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Ivory toilet set including had brush with spiral handle at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Mulberry room wallpaper at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Canopied bed (c1900) in Mulberry Suite at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Duncan Phyfe-style dressing table (c1820) with vanity objects at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Ivory toilet set including had brush with spiral handle at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Mulberry room wallpaper at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
John Wallace Riddle's room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Sheraton-style secretary at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Theodate Pope Riddle's room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Secretary with looping window pattern on library portion from England at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
John Wallace Riddle's room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Sheraton-style secretary at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Theodate Pope Riddle's room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Secretary with looping window pattern on library portion (late 18th-early 19th C) from England at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Fireplace in Theodate Pope Riddle's room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Tall chest of drawers from New England at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Closet of Theodate Pope Riddle's hats & fashions at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Bathroom at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Fireplace in Theodate Pope Riddle's room at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Tall chest of drawers (c1890s) from New England at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Closet of Theodate Pope Riddle's hats & fashions at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Bathroom at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Collection of Japanese woodblock prints at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Carp Swimming in Whirlpool woodblock print by Katsushika Taito II at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Actor in Red Kimono with Sword woodblock print by Katsukawa Shun'ei at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Pantry with blue willow china at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Collection of Japanese woodblock prints at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Carp Swimming in Whirlpool woodblock print (1853) by Katsushika Taito II at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Actor in Red Kimono with Sword woodblock print (c1790s) by Katsukawa Shun'ei at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Pantry with blue willow china at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.
Pantry with glassware pitchers at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Copper sink selected to flex if dishes dropped at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.

Pantry with glassware pitchers at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.Copper sink selected to flex if dishes dropped at Hill-Stead Museum. Farmington, CT.


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