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Collection: American Art
Date: 1965
Artist/Maker: Robert Gwathmey
Classification: Paintings

Painted in the mid-1960s, after the heyday of Abstract Expressionism and during the ascendancy of Minimalism and Pop Art, Belle is a compelling example of Robert Gwathmey’s steadfast commitment to Social Realism. Its acquisition for Reynolda House Museum of American Art is well documented and its meaning has been thoroughly explicated by the artist and others. In November 1978, Barbara B.

Collection: Historic House
Date: 1917-1918
Classification: Furniture

The six-legged walnut bench in the William and Mary style with cut-velvet upholstery has carved inverted balusters for legs and six Spanish feet (curled inward at bottom). The legs are tied together underneath with a complicated arrangement of molded stretchers. The stretchers on the two long sides are arched, each with six ornaments resembling fiddlehead ferns arranged as crowns. The upholstery was replaced, perhaps in the 1940s.

Collection: Historic House
Date: circa 1917
Classification: Furniture

This William and Mary style long bench with needlepoint tapestry upholstery is distinguished by six block and trumpet-turned legs ending in whorl-carved feet and joined by two pairs of curved x-stretchers let into the blocks. The pairs of stretchers are joined by turned finials. The benches are covered with polychrome floral wool needlepoint upholstery with a parrot worked into each end and outlined around the bottom by wool tassled gimp.

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Collection: Historic House
Date: circa 1917
Classification: Furniture

This William and Mary style long bench with needlepoint tapestry upholstery is distinguished by six block and trumpet-turned legs ending in whorl-carved feet and joined by two pairs of curved x-stretchers let into the blocks. The pairs of stretchers are joined by turned finials. The benches are covered with polychrome floral wool needlepoint upholstery with a parrot worked into each end and outlined around the bottom by wool tassled gimp.

Collection: American Art
Date: 1956
Artist/Maker: Lee Krasner
Classification: Paintings

As the wife and artistic partner of the mythic Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner waged many battles—against critics, her husband’s alcoholism, and her own demons. “I was not the average woman married to the average painter. I was married to Jackson Pollock.

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