Among Women

Museum of Art Museum of Art

Exhibition: Among Women

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Boyd Gallery
This exhibition explores the artistic portrayal of women in the United States over the last three centuries. Featuring outstanding portraits in all media from the Museum’s permanent collection and several important loans, it examines the myriad ways that artists have represented women in the history of American art

Works

"Portrait of Mrs. Thomas C. Upham (née Phebe Lord)," ca. 1823, by Gilbert Stuart. Gift of Edward D. Jameson, Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
"Portrait of Elizabeth Nelson Fairchild," 1887, oil on canvas by John Singer Sargent. Museum Purchase, George Otis Hamlin Fund and Friends of the College Fund, Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
"A Window on the Street," 1912, by John Sloan. Bequest of George Otis Hamlin.
Untitled (Margie at Chelsea Hotel), 2009, pigment print by Jocelyn Lee. Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund, Bowdoin College Museum of Art

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This exhibition explores the artistic portrayal of women in the United States over the last three centuries. Featuring outstanding portraits in all media from the Museum’s permanent collection and several important loans, it examines the myriad ways that artists have represented women in the history of American art