Collection Highlights

Paintings

The Carter houses premier examples of American painting, including works by nineteenth-century painters Albert Bierstadt, Mary Cassatt, Thomas Cole, Martin Johnson Heade, and Thomas Moran, and significant holdings of twentieth-century modernists such as Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, and Georgia O’Keeffe. Especially notable are iconic paintings like George Bellows’ The Fisherman, Thomas Eakins’ Swimming, William Harnett’s Attention, Company!, Winslow Homer’s Crossing the Pasture, and Grant Wood’s Parson Weems’ Fable.