The Americas: Credits

All images obtained from Bridgeman Images or The Art Museum Image Consortium unless otherwise noted. Educational uses permitted.

Fall Semester

Myths of Origin

  • Diné Bahané (The Navajo Creation Story). Translated by Paul G. Zolbrod. Albuquerque, N.M.: University of New Mexico Press, 1984.
  • McClear, Margaret. POPOL VUH: Structure and Meaning. Madrid: Collección Plaza Mayor Scholar, 1973.
  • Peru, North Coast, Moche style. Portrait Head Vessel. 200-550. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA.
  • Peru, Lambayeque Valley, Inca. Male Figurine. c. 1400-1540. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA.
  • Aztec peoples. Water Goddess. 15th-early 16th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA.
  • Aztec Culture. Coronation Stone of Moctezuma II ('Stone of the Five Suns'). The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Laura Gilpin. Castillo, Chichén Itzá. 1932. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA.
  • Adam Clark Vroman. Navajo Hogan. ca. 1897. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • Lakota. Female Doll. N.d. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
  • Hopi people. Kachina depicting Palhik' Mana. Probably 1920s. Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, USA.

Exploration Accounts

  • Sculptor unknown. Statue of Christopher Columbus. Barcelona, Spain.
  • Piombo, Sebastiano del. Christopher Columbus. 15th century. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA.
  • Juan De la Cosa. The Chart of of the Western Hemisphere of the World. c.1500. Royal Geographical Society, London, UK.
  • Pieter van den Keere. "Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula", based on Columbus's Voyage of 1492. 1608. Royal Geographical Society, London, UK
  • Fragment of letter written by Christopher Columbus. 15th century. Library of Congress, Washington D.C., USA
  • German School. Galleon. Mainz, 1486. Private Collection.
  • Artist unknown. Diego Velasquez. pub. in 1728. Private Collection.
  • Gallina, Gallo. Christopher Columbus with Hernando Cortes Receiving a Native American Girl as a Gift. 19th century. Private Collection.
  • Spanish. Parade Helmet in Hispano-Moresque Style. Late 15th-early 16th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA.

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

  • Amato, Francesco. St. Jerome in the Desert. 17th century. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • America, map of the West Coast and Mexico. 1816. Regency Terrestrial Globes. Partridge Fine Arts, London, UK.
  • de Bartolommeo, Martino. St. Paul the Apostle. 15th century. York City Art Gallery, North Yorkshire, UK.
  • Cabrera, Miguel, attrib. to. Virgin of Guadelupe. ca. 1740. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Canuti, Domenico Maria. Study of the Head of a Nun. 1672/1675. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Cerezo, Mateo. St. Augustine. 1663. Prado, Madrid, Spain.
  • El Greco. St. Jerome. ca. 1590-1600. The Frick Collection, New York, New York, USA.
  • de Islas, Andreas. Sister Juana Ines de la Cruz. 1772. Museo de America, Madrid, Spain.
  • de la Miseria, Juan. St. Theresa of Avila. 1570. Convent of Saint Teresa, Avila, Spain.

Anne Bradstreet

  • Currier and Ives. The Landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth, Mass. Dec. 22nd, 1620. pub. 1876. Library of Congress, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Anne Bradstreet. Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning. 1678. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Bol, Ferdinand. Portrait of a Lady with White Collar and Cuffs. 17th century. Rafael Valls Gallery, London, UK.
  • Ochtervelt, Jacob. Portrait of a Family. 1663. Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.
  • after Howard Pyle. Anne Hutchinson Preaching in her House in Boston, 1637. 1901. Private Collection.
  • Bowen, Emanuel. A new and accurate map of New Jersey, Pensilvania, New York and New England. 1747. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • The Capitall lawes of New-England. 1641, 1642. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Thacher, Thomas. Brief rule to guide the common people of New England how to order themselves and theirs in the small pocks, or measles. 1677. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.

Puritan Writings

  • Johannes Vermeer. Young Woman with a Water Jug. ca. 1660-67. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA.
  • Hannah Otis. View of Boston Common. circa 1750. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Katherine Almy, Hannah Townsend. Sampler. circa 1725-50. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Donck, G. van. Family Group in a landscape. 17th century. Roy Miles Fine Paintings.
  • Collet, John. George Whitefield preaching. 18th century. Private Collection.
  • English School. A Puritan Family, from 'The Whole Psalms in Four Parts'. 1563. Private Collection.
  • French School. Male and Female Quakers at their Assembly. 17th century. Private Collection.
  • English School. The Quakers' Meeting. 17th century. Private Collection.
  • Deland, Clyde O. Pilgrims at Plymouth. 18th century. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Cope, Charles West. The Pilgrim Fathers: Departure of a Puritan Family for New England. 1856. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
  • after Howard Pyle. Along the Canal in Old Manhattan. 1893. Private Collection.
  • after E. Pelham. Cotton Mather. 19th century. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.

Hope Leslie

  • Artist and date unknown. Portrait of C. M. Sedgwick.
  • Oliver Herford. Puritan maid sitting by a brook. Between 1880 and 1935. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Augustus Saint-Gaudens. The Puritan. 1883-1886. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA.
  • Felix Octavius Carr Darley. Hunter and Indian. between 1840 and 1888. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Native American, Mandan people. Man's Shirt. c. 1835. The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, USA.
  • Chippewa people. Pair of Moccasins. c. 1835. The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, USA.
  • James Frothingham. William Cullen Bryant. 1833. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Thomas Cole. Landscape with Figures: A Scene from "The Last of the Mohicans". 1826. Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, IL, USA.

Olaudah Equiano

  • Artist unknown. Olaudah Equiano alias Gustavus Vassa, a slave. 1789. British Library, London, UK.
  • Thomas Halliday. Anti-slavery medals and a medal depicting the Coronation of William IV. 1787, 1831. Private Collection.
  • Anklets. 19th century. Private Collection.
  • English School. Section of Vessel, Showing the Manner of Stowing Slaves on Board. 19th century. Private Collection.
  • after John Gabriel Stedman. Group of Negroes, as imported to be sold for Slaves. 1806. Private Collection.
  • after Johann Jacob Posner. Daily Life for African Slaves. 17th century. Private Collection.
  • Runaway slave poster from Kentucky, USA. 19th century. Wilberforce House, Hull City Museums and Art Galleries, UK.
  • Ezra Greenleaf Weld. Fugitive Slave Law Convention, Cazenovia, New York. August 22, 1850. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Phillis Wheatley

  • Phillis Wheatley. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. London, 1773. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • American School. Portrait of Phillis Wheatley. 18th century. Private Collection.
  • Artist unknown. Portrait of Phillis Wheatley. between 1834 and 1842. Schomburg Center.
  • Collet, John. George Whitefield preaching. 18th century. Private Collection.
  • Maker unknown. Am I Not a Woman and a Sister. c. 1830. Private Collection.

Enlightenment Writings

  • Georg Friedrich Meyer. Jean-Jacques Rousseau. 18th century. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • after Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723). Portrait of John Locke. 17th century. Philip Mould, Historical Portraits Ltd, London, UK
  • Allan Ramsay (1713-84). David Hume. 1766. Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Sharples, James. Thomas Jefferson. c. 1797. Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, UK.
  • Trumbull, John. Signing the Declaration of Independence. 18th century. Capitol Collection, Washington D.C., USA
  • after Howard Pyle. The First Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence. 1880. Private Collection
  • Mercer, William. Battle of Princeton. 1777. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, PA, USA.
  • Emanuel Leutze. Washington Crossing the Delaware. 1851. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA
  • Isaac Cruikshank. Who Wants Me. 18th century. British Library, London, UK.
  • English School. Colonial money. 1776, 1779. Private Collection.

 

Spring Semester

Marti and Echeverria

  • French School. Buenos Aires in the 1860s. 19th century. Private Collection.
  • English School. View of Havana. 19th century. Private Collection.
  • Arnold Genthe. Travel Views of Cuba and Guatemala. Between 1899 and 1926. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Associated Press. Jose Marti: Apostle of Cuba. 1966.
  • Juan Viz. Mejia. Plano de la Ysla de Santo Domingo, parte de las Cuba, Jamaica y otras contiguas a ellas, del seno mexicano. 1755. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Rafael Monleon y Torres. Defence of the Havana Promontory in 1762. 1873. Museo Navale, Madrid, Spain.
  • Domenico Pellegrini. Dance in a Salon in Buenos Aires. c. 1831. Private Collection.
  • James Wilson Morrice. A Monastery Gate, Cuba. c. 1915. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

The Blithedale Romance

  • Whipple & Black. Nathaniel Hawthorne. between 1850 and 1855. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Associated Press. The headstone of 19th-century writer Nathaniel Hawthorne, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. 2000.
  • Frank O. Branzetti. Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace, Salem, MA. 1941.
  • Detroit Publishing Co. Wayside, the home of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Concord. between 1890 and 1901. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA
  • Photographer and date unknown. Brook Farms, landscape, West Roxbury, MA. Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA, USA.
  • Detroit Publishing Co. Site of Thoreau's hut, Lake Walden, Concord, Mass. c. 1908. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.

Edgar Allan Poe

  • Photographer unknown. Edgar Allan Poe. 1849. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Associated Press. Edgar Allan Poe's Tombstone, Baltimore, Maryland. 1995.
  • Detroit Publishing Co. Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, New York. 1910-1920. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Odilon Redon. To Edgar Poe; The Eye, Like a Strange Balloon, Moves Towards Infinity. 1882. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  • Photographer unknown. Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, New York. 1860-1925. The New York Public Library Photography Collection, New York, NY, USA.
  • John Byam Liston Shaw. Darkness and Decay and the Red Death held illimitable dominion over all. 1909. Private Collection.

Frederick Douglass

  • Turner, Joseph Mallord William. Slave Ship. 1840. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, USA.
  • English School. Section of Vessel, Showing the Manner of Stowing Slaves on Board. 19th century. Private Collection.
  • Brady & Co. Slave pen, Alexandria, Va. ca. 1861-1865. New York Historical Society.
  • Jacques Callot. Le Marche d'Esclaves (The Slave Market). 17th century. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.
  • A Slave Ownership Bracelet and Key. Layton, 1746. Private Collection.
  • Deroi, after Johann Moritz Rugendas. Domestic Chastisements. c. 1835. Stapleton Collection, UK.
  • Russell, William. Broadside: $200 Reward. 1847. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Ansdell, Richard. The Hunted Slaves. 1861. Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK.
  • William Aiken Walker. Cotton Pickers in the American South. 19th century. Bonhams, London, UK.
  • Worthington Whittredge. Landscape With Haywain. 1861. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA.
  • Am I not a Man and a Brother. 1790's. Wilberforce House, Hull City Museums and Art Galleries, UK.

Walt Whitman

  • Thomas Wilmer Dewing. Walt Whitman. 1875. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Thomas Cowperthwaite Eakins. Walt Whitman. c. 1891. The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, USA.
  • Walt Whitman. Frontispiece to 'Leaves of Grass'. pub. in 1876. Private Collection.
  • Letter and corrected reprint of Walt Whitman's "O Captain, My Captain" with comments by author. 9 February 1888. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson. Letter to Walt Whitman extolling Whitman's poetry. 21 July 1855. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • William Biscombe Gardner. The Late Ralph Waldo Emerson. 6th May 1882. Private Collection.
  • John Appleton Brown. New England Landscape. About 1887. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, USA.
  • William Stanley Haseltine. New England Coast. 1864-1865. Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Emily Dickinson

  • David Butterfield. New England Houses. 1870s. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA.
  • Burleigh Lith. Establishment. Amherst, Mass. 1886. Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
  • Aaron Copland. Twelve poems of Emily Dickinson. 20th century. Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
  • Detroit Publishing Company. Library, Mt. Holyoke College. ca. 1900. Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
  • Detroit Publishing Company. Leaving Chapel, Mt. Holyoke College. ca. 1900. Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
  • Artist unknown. New England Hillside. 1830s. Boston Museum of Fine Arts, MA.

The Souls of Black Folk

  • Associated Press photograph. Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois (left) with artist Pablo Picasso. April 20, 1949.
  • W.E.B. DuBois to Booker T. Washington. September 24, 1895. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA.
  • "DuBois Coming." Cleveland Journal. 03/05/1904. Ohio Historical Center Archives Library, Cleveland, OH, USA
  • Walker Evans. Sidewalk Scene, Selma, Alabama. 1935. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Jacob Lawrence. from the series Great Ideas. 1976. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, USA.

Dom Casmurro

  • Raimundo de Madrazo y Garetta. Gypsy Woman. 19th century. Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain.
  • Gerolamo Fumagalli. River Vinagre Waterfall, near the Puraci Volcano, Nova Granada, Brazil. 19th century. Private Collection.
  • Gerolamo Fumagalli. Natural Bridge, Valle d'Icononzo. 19th century. Private Collection.

Modernism

  • Picasso, Pablo. The Small Table. 1919. National Gallery of Canada.
  • Coburn, Alvin L. Vortograph of Ezra Pound. 1917. George Eastman House, Rochester, NY.
  • Ray, Man. Five Figures. 1914. Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, NY.
  • Braque, Georges. Still Life (Newspaper and Lemon). 1913. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
  • Gris, Juan. Portrait of Pablo Picasso. 1912. The Art Institute of Chicago, IL.
  • 'Your Country Needs You'. ca. 1915. Imperial War Museum, London, UK.
  • Nevinson, Christopher. French Troops Resting. 1916. Imperial War Museum, London, UK.
  • Unknown photographer. American writer Gertrude Stein works at her desk in Paris. 1938. Associated Press Photo Archive.
  • Unknown photographer. British author Virginia Woolf. Date unknown. Associated Press Photo Archive.
  • Unknown photographer. T. S. Eliot, poet, enroute to Stockholm. 1948. Associated Press Photo Archive.
  • Pound, Ezra. Postcript to Remy de Gourmont's The Natural Philosophy of Love. 1921.
  • Pound, Ezra. Canto I.
  • Eliot, T. S. Tradition and the Individual Talent. 1920.
  • Eliot, T. S. "Hysteria." 1917.
  • Woolf, Virginia. A Room of One's Own. 1929.
  • Stein, Gertrude. Everybody's Autobiography. 1937.
  • Jung, C. G. Aion: Researches into the Phenomenology of the Self. 1951.

The Harlem Renaissance

  • Barthe, Richmond. The Blackberry Woman. 1932. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA.
  • Douglas, Aaron. Into Bondage. 1936. Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA. Available at http://www.iniva.org/harlem/aaron.html
  • Douglas, Aaron. Aspiration. 1936. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • Engel, Morris. Harlem Street Scene. ca. 1935. George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, USA.
  • Johnson, William H. Street Life, Harlem. ca. 1939-1940. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Johnson, William H. Let My People Free. ca. 1945. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Johnson, William H. Harlem Street Scene with Full Moon. ca. 1939-1940. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Jones, Lois Mailou. Les Fetiches. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Jones, Lois Mailou. Negro Shack I, Sedalia, North Carolina. 1930. Available at http://www.nku.edu/~diesmanj/negroshacki.jpg.
  • Lawrence, Jacob. "In a free government, the security of civil rights must be the same as that for religious rights. It consists in the one case in the multiplicity of interests, and in the other, in the multiplicity of sects."--James Madison, The Federalist Papers, 1788. From the series Great Ideas. 1976. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Siskind, Aaron. Harlem - Apollo Theatre. ca. 1937. Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ, USA.
  • Woodruff, Hale. Afro Emblems. 1950. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, USA

Borges, Márquez, Cortázar

  • Hector Garcia. Portrait of Borges. ca. 1950, printed 1982. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • Associated Press. Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez. N.d.
  • John Gutmann. I am the Magic Hand. 1937, printed ca. 1974. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Sheila Isham. Magic Mountain XV. 1981-82. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA.

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