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 50 Years/50 Artworks      

Works of art can tell us about ourselves and about the world in which we live. For hundreds of years artists have created images of landscapes, which were more than just backdrops for human stories. They began to appreciate the earth for its own beauty.

In more modern times, many artists have used their art to make people aware of how important it is to take care of our planet. More...

23.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
(French, 1796–1875)
The Uphill Road (Gouvieux near Chantilly)
ca. 1855-1860
oil on panel, 14 5/8" x 18 1/4"
Gift of the Estate of Alice Tweed Tuohy
24.
Jean-Francois Millet
(French, 1814–1875)
The Diggers
c. 1850 – 55
oil on canvas, 32" x 39 1/2"
Gift of Mrs. George P. Tweed
25.
Charles-Francois Daubigny
(French, 1817–1878)
Moonrise
c. 1859 – 78
oil on panel, 14 5/8" x 25 1/4"
Gift of Alice Tweed Tuohy
26.
William Jacob Hays, Sr.
(American, 1830–1875)
Prairie Dog Village
1867
oil on canvas, 36" x 72"
Gift of Mrs. E. L. Tuohy
27.
Homer Dodge Martin
(American, 1836–1897)
Autumn in the Adirondacks
n.d. (probably before 1876)
oil on canvas, 12 1/4" x 14 1/4"
Gift of Mrs. E. L. Tuohy
28.
Rosa Bonheur
(French, 1822–1899)
American Mustangs
after 1885
oil on canvas, 8 3/4" x 39 1/2"
Gift of Howard W. Lyon
29.
Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington
(American, 1876–1973)
Horses Backing
1905
cast bronze, 11 x 10 1/2" x 9 1/2"
Gift of the Artist
30.
Gilbert Davis Munger
(American, 1836–1903)
Two Trees
1901
oil on canvas, 44" x 36"
Gift of Pilgrim Congregational Church, Duluth, MN

31.
Santana Martinez
(American, San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico,
b. 1909)
Feather Vase
1983
earthenware with black on black slip design,
3 1/2" x 4 7/8"
Alice Tweed Tuohy Foundation and Patrons and Subscribers Fund Purchase
32.
Barbara Leo
(Australian, Anmatyerre Tribe)
Bush Tucker
ca. 1990
acrylic on canvas, 30" x 48"
Alice Tweed Tuohy Foundation Purchase
33.
Cynthia Holmes
(American, White Earth Chippewa, b. 1953)
Primal Donna (Venus Anishinabe)
1993–94
birchbark, found object, sinew; three units, largest is 9" x 12" x 10"
Tweed Associates’ Purchase Fund
34.
Warrington Colescott
(American, b. 1921)
South of Huoma (Snowy Egret)
1994
watercolor, gouache, ink on paper, 40" x 60"
Alice B. O’Connor Purchase Fund
35.
Alan Sonfist
(American, b. 1946)
Gene Bank, Old Growth Forest, Three Mile Island, Minnesota
1999
color photographs, wood shelf, specimen jars, botanical parts, earth, 74" x 94 x 6"
Photographs, specimen collection by Steven Bardolph
Collection Tweed Museum of Art
 
 
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