Collection: Fine Arts
The Forbes Library holds a substantial collection of paintings, engravings, photographs, and other works by local, regional and nationally-known artists of the 18th to the 21st centuries. Among the art on permanent display are works by Leonard Baskin, W.H.W. Bicknell, Howard Chandler Christy, Lionel Delevingne, Ralph Earl, Bessie Bell Hawkes, Elbridge Kingsley, Samuel F.B. Morse, Barry Moser, Elliott Offner, Alan James Robinson, Stan Sherer, Dwight William Tryon, and many others. For questions about the Fine Arts collection, please speak with the Arts & Music Librarian.
Items in this Collection
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Creator: Leonard Baskin.
A wood engraving of a porcupine in profile.
Displayed in the Arts and Music Dept., Forbes Library. Northampton, Mass.
Bay Path RoadIdentifier: ART002.
An oil painting of a landscape with dirt road in foreground, Mt. Holyoke Range in background, 2 standing figures in foreground..
Displayed in the Hampshire Room, Forbes Library. Northampton, Mass.…
Old Wooden Bridge on South StreetIdentifier: ART003.
An oil painting of a wooden, covered bridge over the Mill River, Northampton, MA. In the backdrop, are trees and a distant house. :South Street Bridge" written on l.l.
Portrait of William GaylordIdentifier: ART004.
Format: Photograph in bas-relief.
photograph in bas-relief of William Gaylord
Portrait of Frederic A. MacomberIdentifier: ART005.
An oil painting of Frederic A. Macomber, Treasurer, Trustees of Forbes Library, 1894-1920.
Displayed on the back stairs in Forbes Library, Northampton, Mass.
Cook's Dam at LeedsIdentifier: ART006.
An oil painting of Cook's Dam and bridge over Mill River in Leeds with two figures in foreground at base of dam. In background are trees with autumn colored leaves.
Displayed in the Forbes…
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