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The Metropolitan Museum's collection of American paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts is one of the finest and most comprehensive in the world. More than one thousand paintings, six hundred sculptures, and 2,600 drawings by approximately nine hundred different artists constitute an encyclopedic survey of fine art in the United States, from the late colonial period in the eighteenth century through the early twentieth century. The collection of American decorative arts extends in date from the late seventeenth to the early twentieth century and includes approximately 12,000 examples of furniture, silver, glass, pewter, ceramics, and textiles.
Above: George Washington, 1795; Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755–1828); Rogers Fund, 1907 (07.160)

American Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts - Special Exhibitions Metropolitan Museum of Art

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The Metropolitan Museum's collection of American paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts is one of the finest and most comprehensive in the world. More than one thousand paintings, six hundred sculptures, and 2,600 drawings by approximately nine hundred different artists constitute an encyclopedic survey of fine art in the United States, from the late colonial period in the eighteenth century through the early twentieth century. The collection of American decorative arts extends in date from the late seventeenth to the early twentieth century and includes approximately 12,000 examples of furniture, silver, glass, pewter, ceramics, and textiles.
Above: George Washington, 1795; Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755–1828); Rogers Fund, 1907 (07.160)

    Americans in Paris, 1860-1900

    Americans in Paris, 1860-1900

    • 11 min
    Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall: An Artist's Country Estate

    Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall: An Artist's Country Estate

    • 8 min
    • video
    Augustus Saint-Gaudens, New Yorker, and His Metropolitan Museum

    Augustus Saint-Gaudens, New Yorker, and His Metropolitan Museum

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    • 49 min
    • video
    Chickadees and Lincoln-Shaped Men: Life in the Cornish Colony of Artists

    Chickadees and Lincoln-Shaped Men: Life in the Cornish Colony of Artists

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    • 36 min
    Winslow Homer's Civil War

    Winslow Homer's Civil War

    • 16 min
    A New Look at Sargent's Venice

    A New Look at Sargent's Venice

    • 13 min

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