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American Paintings and Sculpture Highlights

The collection of American paintings, miniatures, and sculpture offers a teaching resource unparalleled in any university museum and is considered among the greatest public collections of American art in the nation.

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Roger Sherman (1721–1793, M.A. [Hon.] 1768)
John Biglin in a Single Scull
Elizabeth Storer Smith (1726–1786)
Isaac Smith (1719–1787)
Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and the Lady Anne
Comfort Starr Mygatt (1763–1823) and Lucy Mygatt (1794–1885)
Sunrise III
American Interior
Elizabeth Davis Beardsley (1749–1790)
Dr. Hezekiah Beardsley (1748–1790)
Western Motel