RECENT ACQUISITIONS

The Museum of Art is constantly seeking new artworks to enrich our collection and optimize the experience of our visitors. Here are some highlights from our most recent acquisitions, many of which are currently undergoing conservation efforts in preparation for display in future exhibitions. Certain artworks may not be included here due to copyright or other restrictions.

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Luca Giordano (1634-1705), 'El Prendimiento de Cristo' ('The Arrest of Christ'), no date, oil on canvas, 22 x 31 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Labor and Honor, the Andrea and James Clarke Family Foundation, 2022.

Luca Giordano (1634-1705), El Prendimiento de Cristo (The Arrest of Christ), no date, oil on canvas, 22 x 31 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Labor and Honor, the Andrea and James Clarke Family Foundation, 2022.

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Herbert Gustave Schmalz (1856-1935), The Return from Calvary, no date, oil on canvas, 76 x 109 13/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Jack R. and Mary Lois Wheatley, 2021.

Arnold Friberg (1913-2010), "Peace, Be Still," c.1960, oil on masonite 41 x 65 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Roy and Carol Christensen, 2021

Arnold Friberg (1913-2010), Peace, Be Still, c.1960, oil on masonite 41 x 65 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Roy and Carol Christensen, 2021

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Victoria Sambunaris, Untitled (Train Crossing Great Salt Lake, Utah), 2016, chronographic print, 55 x 77 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by the Milton A. & Gloria G. Barlow Foundation, 2021.

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Victoria Sambunaris, Untitled (Lucin Cutoff), Great Salt Lake, Utah, 2016, chronographic print, 55 x 77 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by the Milton A. & Gloria G. Barlow Foundation, 2021.

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Gerald Curtis Delano (1890-1972), Canyon De Chelly, No Date, oil on board, 20 x 32 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of John H. and Jean S. Groberg, 2021.

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Patrick Nagatani (1945-2017), Cadillac Town Car, The Great Gallery, Horseshoe Canyon, Utah, U.S.A, 1992/ 2001, toned gelatin silver print, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Garrett Gunderson, 2021.

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn (1606-1669), The Rest on the Flight Into Egypt, mid 19th century, etching, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Ronald and Eileen Ragsdale, 2021.

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Albert Bierstadt (1830- 1902), Mormon Boy-Salt Lake City, Utah, 1863, oil on panel, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Diane Stewart, 2021.

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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975), Slow Train Through Arkansas, 1941, Lithograph, 10 x 12 7/8 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Joyce and George Hill, 2021.

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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975), Fire in the Barnyard, 1944, Lithograph, 9 x 13 1/2 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Joyce and George Hill, 2021.

Russian Icon, John the Baptist, no date, tempera on board, 17 3/8 x 14 1/4 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Richard and Nadene Oliver, 2020.

Russian Icon, John the Baptist, no date, tempera on board, 17 3/8 x 14 1/4 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Richard and Nadene Oliver, 2020.

Joseph Paul Vorst (1897-1947), Family on Horse Drawn Cart, no date, oil on board, 32 ¼ x 32 ¼ inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Joyce and George Hill, 2020.

Joseph Paul Vorst (1897-1947), Family on Horse Drawn Cart, no date, oil on board, 32 ¼ x 32 ¼ inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Joyce and George Hill, 2020.

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669), The Stoning of St. Stephen, 1635, etching, 3 13/16 x 3 3/8 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Ronald and Eileen Ragsdale, 2020.

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669), The Stoning of St. Stephen, 1635, etching, 3 13/16 x 3 3/8 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Ronald and Eileen Ragsdale, 2020.

Giovanni Benedett Castiglione (1609-1664), The Nativity with God the Father, the Dove of the Holy Spirit and Two Angels, c.1645, etching, 11 5/8 x 8 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Ronald and Eileen Ragsdale, 2020.

Giovanni Benedett Castiglione (1609-1664), The Nativity with God the Father, the Dove of the Holy Spirit and Two Angels, c.1645, etching, 11 5/8 x 8 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Ronald and Eileen Ragsdale, 2020.

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), Ships and Ruins, no date, watercolor, 7 3/4 x 11 3/8 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Richard and Nadene Oliver, 2020.

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), Ships and Ruins, no date, watercolor, 7 3/4 x 11 3/8 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Richard and Nadene Oliver, 2020.

David Roberts (1796-1864), View of Irun, Spain, no date, watercolor, 15 1/2 x 22 15/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Richard and Nadene Oliver, 2020.

David Roberts (1796-1864), View of Irun, Spain, no date, watercolor, 15 1/2 x 22 15/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Richard and Nadene Oliver, 2020.

Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617), The Resurrection, 1596-1598, engraving, 7 7/8 x 5 1/4 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Ronald and Eileen Ragsdale, 2020.

Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617), The Resurrection, 1596-1598, engraving, 7 7/8 x 5 1/4 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Ronald and Eileen Ragsdale, 2020.

Gustave Brion (1824-1877), Jesus and Peter on the Water, 1863, oil on canvas, 44 1/8 x 72 1/2 in., Brigham Young University Museum of Art, made possible by a generous gift from Vern G. and Judy N. Swanson

Gustave Brion (1824-1877), Jesus et Pierre Sur Les Eaux (Jesus and Peter on the Water), 1863, oil on canvas, 44 x 72 1/2 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchase made possible by Vern G. and Judy N. Swanson, 2019.

Cornelius Kruseman, Christ in the Home of Mary and Martha

Cornelius Kruseman (1797-1857), Christ in the Home of Mary and Martha, 1853, oil on canvas, 119 x 79 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Brent and Bonnie Jean Beesley Family, 2019.

Cornelius Kruseman (1797-1857), Christ Blessing the Children, 1854, oil on canvas, 118 1/4 x 79 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Brent and Bonnie Jean Beesley Family, 2019.

Cornelius Kruseman (1797-1857), Christ Blessing the Children, 1854, oil on canvas, 118 1/4 x 79 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Brent and Bonnie Jean Beesley Family, 2019.

Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937), At the Gates (Flight into Egypt), c.1926-1927, oil on panel, 26 11/16 x 19 1/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Stanford C. Stoddard, 2019.

Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937), At the Gates (Flight into Egypt), c.1926-1927, oil on panel, 26 11/16 x 19 1/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Stanford C. Stoddard, 2019.

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Hermann Kaulbach (1846-1909), Ruhe auf der Flucht nach Ägypten (Rest on the Flight into Egypt), no date, oil on canvas, 75 1/2 x 59 1/2. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Diane Clark Husein, 2019.

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