Works on Paper

Works on paper comprise approximately three-quarters of the Museum’s collection and include prints, drawings, and watercolors by many prominent American and contemporary artists. Highlights of this collection include 19th century prints and drawings by Julia Overing Boit, Samuel Colman, Currier & Ives, John Elliott, Winslow Homer, John La Farge, William Trost Richards, and James McNeill Whistler among others. In addition, the Museum owns 185 works by Winslow Homer, including one drawing, the rest are prints.

The Museum is also home to a large number of prints and drawings by noteworthy 20th and 21st century artists, such as Sigmund Abeles, Albert Alcalay, George Bellows, Varujan Boghosian, Caleb Cole, Mark di Suvero, George Condo, Charles Dana Gibson, Red Grooms, William Gropper, Philip Guston, Mags Harries, Pouran Jinchi, Corita Kent, Arghavan Khosravi, Sol LeWitt, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Mayhew, Michael Mazur, Lloyd G. McNeill, Louise Nevelson, Philip Pearlstein, Fairfield Porter, Ad Reinhardt, Mahler Ryder, Raphael Soyer, May Stevens, Chris Van Allsburg, and Andy Warhol. The Museum has significant holdings of works on paper by Francis Adams Comstock and prints by Joseph Norman. In addition, the Museum owns a number of contemporary prints and drawings by regional artists, such as Umberto Crenca, Mary Dondero, Elizabeth Duffy, Steven Easton, Jemison Faust, Alan Metnick, Jordan Seaberry, Kenn Speiser, Meredith Stern, and many others.