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THE WHITE HOUSE INVENTORY

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

THE WHITE HOUSE INVENTORY

Here is a list of loaned art that has come to the White House since the president took office:

Loaned art in the Residence

· Josef Albers -- "Homage to the Square: Elected II" (1961) -- Hirshhorn Museum

· Josef Albers -- "Homage to the Square: Midday" (1954-57) -- Hirshhorn Museum

· Josef Albers -- "Study for Homage to the Square: Nacre" (1965) -- Hirshhorn Museum

· George Catlin -- "A Crow Chief at His Toilette" (1861-69) -- National Gallery of Art

· George Catlin -- "Camanchees Lancing a Buffalo Bull" (1861-69) -- National Gallery of Art

· George Catlin -- "Mired Buffalo and Wolves" (1861-69) -- National Gallery of Art

· George Catlin -- "Cheyenne Village" (1861-69) -- National Gallery of Art

· George Catlin -- "Grizzly Bears Attacking Buffalo" (1861-69) -- National Gallery of Art

· George Catlin -- "Grassy Bluffs" (1861-69) -- National Gallery of Art

· George Catlin -- "Game of the Arrow-Mandan" (1861-69) -- National Gallery of Art

· George Catlin -- "A Foot War Party in Council-Mandan" (1861-69) -- National Gallery of Art

· George Catlin -- "Ball-Play Dance-Choctaw" (1861-69) -- National Gallery of Art

· George Catlin -- "Buffalo Chase, With Accidents" (1861-69) -- National Gallery of Art

· George Catlin -- "Catlin and Indian Attacking Buffalo" (1861-69) -- National Gallery of Art

· George Catlin -- "K'nisteneux Indians Attacking Two Grizzly Bears" (1861-69) -- National Gallery of Art

· Edward Corbett -- "Washington, D.C. November 1963 III" (1963) -- National Gallery of Art

· Edgar Degas -- "Dancer Putting On Stocking" (c. 1896-1911) -- Hirshhorn Museum

· Edgar Degas -- "The Bow" (c. 1896-1911) -- Hirshhorn Museum

· Richard Diebenkorn -- "Berkeley, No. 52" (1955) -- National Gallery of Art

· Nicolas De Stael -- "Nice" (1954) -- Hirshhorn Museum

· Sam Francis -- "White Line" (1958-59) -- National Gallery of Art

· Winslow Homer -- "Sunset" (c. 1875) -- National Gallery of Art

· Jasper Johns -- "Numerals, 0 through 9" (1970) -- National Gallery of Art

· William H. Johnson -- "Booker T. Washington Legend" (c. 1944-45) -- Smithsonian American Art Museum

· William H. Johnson -- "Children Dance" (c. 1944) -- Smithsonian American Art Museum

· William H. Johnson -- "Flower to Teacher" (c. 1944) -- Smithsonian American Art Museum

· William H. Johnson -- "Folk Family" (c. 1944) -- Smithsonian American Art Museum

· Glenn Ligon -- "Black Like Me #2" (1992) -- Hirshhorn Museum

· Giorgio Morandi -- "Still Life" (c. 1955) -- National Gallery of Art

· Giorgio Morandi -- "Still Life" (c. 1955) -- National Gallery of Art

· Louise Nevelson -- "Model for 'Sky Covenant' " (1974) -- National Gallery of Art

· Susan Rothenberg -- "Butterfly" (1976) -- National Gallery of Art

· Mark Rothko -- "Red Band" (1955) -- National Gallery of Art

· Edward Ruscha -- "I think I'll . . ." (1983) -- National Gallery of Art

· Alma Thomas -- "Sky Light" (1973) -- Hirshhorn Museum

· Leon Polk Smith -- "Stretch of Black III" (1961) -- National Gallery of Art

· Unknown Artist -- "Chief Jumper of the Seminoles" (possibly 1837-1838) -- National Gallery of Art

Loaned art in the West Wing

· Frank O. Salisbury -- "President Harry S. Truman" -- Harry S. Truman Library, Independence, Mo. (in the Cabinet Room)

· Lucy M. Lewis -- Vase (1962) -- National Museum of the American Indian (in the Oval Office)

· Jeri Redcorn -- Bottle, "Intertwining Scrolls" (2005) -- National Museum of the American Indian (in the Oval Office)

· Steve Smith -- Jar (c. 1980) -- National Museum of the American Indian (in the Oval Office)

· Maria Poveka Martinez -- Jar (1959) -- National Museum of the American Indian -- (in the Oval Office)

· Samuel F. B. Morse -- Telegraph Register patent model (1849)-- National Museum of American History (in the Oval Office)

· John A. Peer -- Gear Cutter patent model (1874) -- National Museum of American History (in the Oval Office)

· Henry William -- 1877 steamboat feathering paddlewheel patent model (1877) -- National Museum of American History (in the Oval Office)

Loaned art in the East Wing

· Alma Thomas -- "Watusi (Hard Edge)" (1963) -- Hirshhorn Museum

Acquired, location yet to be determined

· Mark Rothko -- "No. 17" or "No. 15" (1949) -- National Gallery of Art

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