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Collections

Lynn RunnellsAbstract Composition, 1983Mixed media;10 7/8 x 7 15/16 ins.  (27.6 x 20.2 cm)Provenance: Gift of Artist
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Collection of mixed media.

 
AliknahEskimo Western Arctic, Children DelightEdition: 45/50Woodblock print;17 x 11 ins. (43.2 x 30.5 cm)Provenance: Robert L. Harley
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Adelphi University houses over 900 individual works on paper by notable artists such as Chaim Gross, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Red Grooms, Robin Bowman, and Richard Lindner.

 
John Atherton
  Green Mountain Farm
  Oil on panel;
  21 1/4 x 25 7/16 ins. (54 x 64.6cm)
  Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dorne
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Adelphi’s painting collection houses over 200 paintings in oil, acrylic, and watermedia. A large portion of the collection was donated by Albert Dorne, famed illustrator, and Milton Goldstein, professor of printmaking and painting at Adelphi University.

 
Robin Bowman
Hasnai Abdul Moumen
Selenium-toned silver gel print;
17 1/2 x 14 1/4 ins. (44.5 x 36.8 cm)
Provenance: Gift of Artist
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Adelphi University houses a selct grouping of photographs from artists such as Robin Bowman and Margaret (Darwin photographer.)

 
Harvey Weiss
Outdoor sculpture
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Adelphi’s sculpture collection houses over 80 sculptures in bronze, plaster, aluminum, terracotta and stone. The collection houses notable sculptures as Robert Cronbach, Hiram Powers, Jacques Boero, Robert Banks, and Evelyn Wilson.

 
Axe
  
  Western Africa; Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia; Toma
  Wood and Various Metals
  17 9/16 x 8 3/4 x 2 1/8 ins. (44.6 x 22.2 x 5.4 cm)
  
  This Toma axe is beautifully decorated with aluminum, brass, and iron details around the head. There are faint markings along the edge of the blade near the head of the axe.
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Adelphi’s collection of over 50 African ceremonial implements were donated by Mr. and Mrs. Frederick and Claire Mebel (Adelphi Alumna, 1938).

 
Viola D’Amore
Wood, mother of pearl inlay, and fabric
30.5 x 9.5 x 5.25 in.
Provenance: Mrs. Flora Stoelzer Spech
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Adelphi University’s collection of musical instruments includes viola d’amores, mandolins and violas that were donated by Mrs. Flora Stoelzer-Specht.

 

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